Raven announced today its expansion into Brazil with the opening of a regional headquarters in Paulínia, São Paulo. Raven do Brasil, aligned under the company’s Applied Technology division, will benefit greatly from the company's already proven value chain and be well positioned to provide excellence in the areas of service, quality and innovation.

Raven announced it has received a United States patent for its Hawkeye® Nozzle Control System: U.S. Patent No. 9,781,916. The patent was granted to Raven for the Hawkeye system’s new, innovative methods of applying chemicals to the field, including smart nozzles located on the boom of the sprayer and the communication between those nozzles and the Hawkeye electronic control unit.