New Holland Agriculture - World Leader
New Holland Agriculture, recognized in all parts of the world, stands behind the experience and knowledge gained by companies that have changed the face of the global agricultural industry. New Holland used predecessor achievements to unleash the production of an unprecedentedly wide range of agricultural equipment capable of meeting the needs of customers in any country in the world. The network of production and service units covers the whole world. More than 3,000 dealers provide the brand with a global presence and quality service in almost every country in the world. Agricultural entrepreneurs in more than 160 countries have the opportunity to acquire and freely service New Holland equipment, as well as receive advice and technical services to ensure the success of their business.
1895 Abe Zimmerman established a repair facility for agricultural machinery in New Holland, Pennsylvania, USA. It is to this city that the company owes its name. In addition, in the same year, 1895, Alexandre Braud introduced the first stationary threshers to the farming community of Western France.
1903 Zimmerman founded the company New Holland Machine Company, specializing in the production of feed grinders and other means of mechanization of labor for the needs of local farmers.
1900s In the early 1900s, Henry Ford established the work of his automobile plants in Detroit. The mass production technology introduced by him revolutionized the automotive industry and opened up the possibility of organizing a large-scale production of tractors.
1906 A Belgian mechanic, Leon Clais (Leon Claeys) engaged in the production of threshers. In 1909, he opened a still functioning engineering plant in Zedelgem, Belgium.
1907 Ford introduced the "automobile plow" to the world, the prototype of the first gasoline-powered tractor for mass production.
1917 Began production of the "automobile plow" under the Fordson Model F trademark at the plants of the newly established Henry Ford & Son Company.
1918 A year later, the Fiat Model 702, the first tractor, came off the assembly lines of the passenger car and truck plant in Turin. This model won an international plowing competition in Senley (France). Model 702 was the first agricultural tractor brand Fiat, as well as the first mass-produced Italian tractor.
1930 For the large-scale introduction of tractors in national agricultural production, Fiat founder Senator Giovanni Agnelli (Giovanni Agnelli) established cooperation with a number of Italian agricultural cooperatives.
1939 Ford has equipped the N series tractors, which has become one of the most successful in the world history of tractor construction, with three-point mounted attachments.
1947 Founded by Zimmerman, the company changed its name to Sperry New Holland and entered the market with a first-of-its-kind hay conditioner, which significantly increased the level of mechanization of harvesting.
1950s In the late 1950s, Fiat launched two new models - the Model 18 (known as "La Piccola") and the Model 18, thanks to which the company gained wide popularity in the international market.
1960s In this decade, the Kleis company became one of the largest combine harvester manufacturers in Europe.
1964 Sperry New Holland acquired most of the Kleis business.
1973 Start of production of the Fiat 640, which has become the best-selling in the Nastro Oro series. She enjoys worldwide recognition today.
1974 The world's first two-rotor combine came off the Sperry New Holland conveyor. The engineering concept implemented in it continues to lead in the segment of productive cleaning equipment.
1975 Brad released his first grape harvesting machine called Model 1020. Its further development was 1014, famous as the most popular harvesting machine in the history of viticulture: in less than four years, it found more than 2 thousand customers.
1970s By the end of this decade, Fiat tractor products were marketed in 140 countries.
1980s Ford, which has offered the market a number of such important innovations as power hydraulics, pneumatic tires, diesel engines and three-point mounted devices, continues to be a leading player in the tractor market.
1986 Ford acquires Sperry New Holland, which leads to the emergence of Ford New Holland Inc.
1991 The Fiat group, which acquired the Brada enterprise, becomes the holder of 80% of the Ford New Holland business. The integration process ends with New Holland entering the market as a new brand in 1994. As a result of the merger of New Holland and Case Corporation under the auspices of Fiat in 1999, the company becomes a structural division of CNH and gets access to enormous resources allowing it to implement an aggressive renewal policy product range and raise the quality of customer service to a new level.
Our days Today, New Holland is the world leader in the production of agricultural machinery. The breadth of the range of products is able to meet the needs of farmers and contractors of any part of the world. New Holland is one of the most rewarded for innovation and technological advancement. However, the main achievement is a deservedly high reputation in the global farming community. New Holland is an inventive, technological and dynamic company that serves as a reliable partner for the global agricultural industry.