List of former tractor manufacturers

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This is a list of companies that formerly manufactured or sold tractors. Some have discontinued manufacturing, were bought out or merged with other companies, or their names may have changed.

Also see: List of current tractor manufacturers
Also see: List of traction engine and steam tractor manufacturers
Also see: List of tractors built by other companies

- External links

A[edit]

  • Aaron David Co. (Denmark)
  • Dawuda Musa (USA)
  • Acam (Denmark)
  • Acason
  • Accord (Greece)
  • ACME (USA)
  • ACO (South Africa)
  • Acremaster (Australia)
  • Adams Husker (USA)
  • Adams Sidehill (USA)
  • Adams-Farnham (USA)
  • ADN (France)
  • Adriatica (Italy)
  • Advance (USA) - purchased by Rumely
  • Advance-Rumely - purchase by Allis-Chalmers
  • Aecherli (Switzerland)
  • Agcostar (USA) - part of AGCO Corporation formed from McConnell
  • AGE Agricultural & General Engineers (England)
  • Ager (Italy)
  • Agil (Austria)
  • Agracat (USA)(imported)
  • Agra Farmer (Canada)
  • Agrifull (Italy) - purchased by Fiat
  • Agrimeca (Argentina)
  • Agrimotor (USA)
  • Agrip (France)
  • Agri-Power (USA)
  • AGRISA-Bungartz (Brazil) - became Agrale
  • Agritec (Argentina?)
  • Agromet (Turkey?)
  • Ahlborn
  • Aion (Australia)
  • Ajax (USA)
  • Aktivist (Germany)
  • Albion-Cuthbertson - James A. Cuthbertson (Scotland)
  • Wm Allchin (England)
  • Alfa Romeo (Italy)
  • Allaeys
  • Alldays & Onions
  • Allgaier (Germany)
  • Alliance
  • Allis-Chalmers (USA) - purchased by AGCO Corporation
  • Allwork (USA)
  • Alpenland (Germany)
  • Alpina (Switzerland)
  • Alpina-Oekonom (Switzerland)
  • Alu-Trac
  • Amepic
  • American (USA)
  • American (American Tractor Corporation) (USA) - purchased by J.I. Case
  • American Harvestor (USA)
  • American Steel (USA)
  • American Tractor (USA)
  • American-Abell (CANADA)
  • Amiot (France)
  • Amog (Italy)
  • Andrews (USA)
  • Andrews-Kinkade (USA)
  • Ansaldo-Fossati (Italy)
  • Antigo (USA)
  • Appleton (USA)
  • Arator
  • Argo (Italy)
  • Armington, A.P. (USA)
  • Armstrong Sidlley
  • Arnold-Sandberg (USA)
  • Assembled
  • Asso
  • Astoa (Spain)
  • Aston Martin (England)
  • Atlas (USA)
  • Aulendorf (Germany)
  • Aulson (USA)
  • Aultman (USA)
  • Aultman & Taylor (USA)
  • Austin (USA)
  • Austin (France/England)
  • Austin-Leyland BMC Sanayi (Turkey)
  • Austrak (Australia)
  • Austro (Austria)
  • Austro-Pimus (Austria)
  • Auto Tractor (USA)
  • Automotive (USA)
  • AutoTrac (Canada)
  • Avance (Sweden) - Merged into Munktell
  • Aveling - Marshall (England)
  • Aveling & Porter (England)
  • Aveling-Barford (England)
  • Avery (USA) - purchased by Minneapolis-Moline
  • Avia (Spain)

B[edit]

Danish Bukh tractors (1959-1966) from Danmarks Traktormuseum
  • B.F. Avery (USA)
  • Babiole (France)
  • Backus (USA)
  • Badley (USA)
  • Bailor (USA)
  • Baird (USA)
  • Bajaj Tempo (India) - spun off and renamed Force Motors
  • Baker, A.D. (USA)
  • Baldwin (Australia)
  • Balilla (Italy)
  • Balmar
  • Bambi
  • Bambia
  • Bantam (USA)
  • Banting Machine Co.
  • Barford & Perkins (England)
  • Bariole (France?)
  • Barreiros (Spain)
  • Bates (USA)
  • Bates Steel Mule (USA)
  • Bautz (Germany)
  • Bear (USA)
  • Bearcat (USA)
  • Beaver (USA)
  • Beeman (USA)
  • Belazerus (Belarus)
  • Bell, Robert (USA)
  • Beltrail (USA)
  • Ben (Italy)
  • Benz-Sendling (Germany)
  • Berliot (France)
  • Besser (USA)
  • Best (USA) - purchased by Holt > became Caterpillar Inc.
  • Bethlehem (USA)
  • Bi.Som.Trac (France)
  • Big Bud (USA)
  • Big Bull (USA)
  • Big Four (USA)
  • Big Lizzie (Australia)
  • Bima (France)
  • Birrell (USA)
  • Bischoff
  • Bison (France)
  • BJR (Spain)
  • Blackstone & Co (England)
  • Blanc-Plaiche (France?)
  • Blaw-Knox (England)
  • Blumberg (USA)
  • BM Volvo (Sweden) - has evolved into the current Valtra, part of AGCO Corporation
  • BMB (England) (British Motor Boats)
  • BMC (England) - From Merger of Austin & Nuffield, later became Leyland then finally Marshall (tractors)
  • Boenker (USA)
  • Bofors (Sweden)
  • Bohrer
  • Bolgar (Bulgaria)
  • Bolinder (Sweden)- merged with Munktell to become Bolinder-Munktell
  • Bolinder-Munktell (Sweden) - merged with Volvo to become BM Volvo/Volvo BM
  • Bolte (USA)
  • Boring (USA)
  • Borsig (Germany)
  • BOS Hydro-Trac (The Netherlands)
  • Boyett (USA)
  • Bradley (USA)
  • Braud (France)
  • Braun
  • Bray (England)
  • Bready (USA)
  • Breda (Italy)
  • Breed (USA)
  • Bristol (England)
  • British-Canadian (USA)
  • Brockenhexe (Germany)
  • Brockway (USA)
  • Brons (The Netherlands)
  • Brown (USA)
  • Brummer
  • Bryan (USA)
  • BTG (East Germany)
  • BTW
  • Bubba (Italy)
  • Bücher (Switzerland)
  • Buckeye (USA)
  • Buffalo
  • Buffalo-Pitts (USA)
  • BUKH (Denmark)
  • Bull (USA)
  • Bull Dog (USA)
  • Bulldawg
  • Bull-Madison (USA)
  • Bullock (USA)
  • Bulltra
  • Bungartz (Germany)
  • Bungartz & Peschke (Germany)
  • Bunton
  • Burn-Oil (USA)
  • Burrell (England)
  • BWS

C[edit]

  • C. & G. Cooper (USA)
  • C.L. Best (USA)
  • C.O.D. (USA)
  • Caldwell (Australia) became Caldwell Vale
  • Caldwell Vale (Australia)
  • Calsa (Spain)
  • Cameron (USA)
  • Camisa
  • Campagnolo
  • Canadian (Canada)
  • Canadian-American
  • CanTRAN
  • Canycom
  • Carter
  • Case Corporation (USA) - purchased by Tenneco, and later merged with International Harvester to become Case IH
  • Case New Holland (India)
  • Case, J.I (USA) - was purchased by Massey-Harris
  • Cassani (Italy)
  • CAST (Italy)
  • Cayuga (USA)
  • CBT - Companhia Brasileira de Tratores (Brazil)
  • CDHL (USA)
  • Centaur (USA)
  • Centenario
  • Century (USA)
  • Ceres (France)
  • Certified (USA)
  • Chamberlain (Australia) - purchased by Deere & Company
  • Champ (Thailand)
  • Champion (USA)
  • Champion (France)
  • Chaseside (England)
  • Cherry (Japan)
  • CIMAC (Italy)
  • Citroen (France)
  • Claeys (Belgium)
  • Clarktor
  • Clayson (England)
  • Clayton & Shuttleworth (England)
  • Cleveland Tractor Company/Cletrac (USA) - purchased by the Oliver Corporation in 1944
  • CMC (France)
  • Cobey (USA)
  • Cockshutt Plow Company (Canada) - purchased by White Farm Equipment
  • Cockshutt Hart-Parr (Canada)
  • Codem (The Netherlands)
  • Coleman (USA)
  • Colpron (Canada) - rebadged Landini's
  • Colt (USA)
  • Common Sense (USA)
  • COMPACT Junior (Austria)
  • Conord
  • Consolidated (USA)
  • Continental (USA)
  • Co-op (USA)
  • Co-op (National Farm Machinery) (USA)
  • Co-op Implements (Canada)
  • Cooper
  • Corbitt (USA)
  • Corliss (USA)
  • County (England)
  • Crawley Agrimotor (England)
  • Crystal Zetor (Czech)
  • Csepel (Hungary)
  • CTM
  • Cultivac
  • Cultor (USA)
  • Custom (USA)
  • Cutherbertson - James A. Cuthbertson (Scotland)

D[edit]

  • Daimler (Germany)
  • Daimler-Benz (Germany)
  • Dammann (USA)
  • Davey Paxman & Co. (England)
  • David Bradley (USA)
  • David Brown Ltd. (England) - purchased by Tenneco and renamed Case
  • DECA (Argentina)
  • Deering (USA) - merged with other manufacturers to form International Harvester
  • Defaut (France)
  • Detroit (USA)
  • Deuliewag (Germany)
  • Deutz (Germany) - merged with Fahr
  • Deutz-Allis (USA) - formed when Deutz-Fahr bought Allis-Chalmers. Purchased by AGCO and became AGCO-Allis.
  • DF (China)
  • Diesel Ox (USA)
  • Dragon (USA)
  • Drexler (Austria)
  • Dufuat
  • DUTRA (Hungary)
  • DUTRA Steyr (Hungary)

E[edit]

1916 Emerson Tractor, made by Emerson-Brantingham (USA)
  • Eagle (USA)
  • Ebro (Spain)
  • Ebro-Kubota (Spain)
  • Eclipse (USA)
  • Edwin Alber
  • Eicher Goodearth (India) - became just Eicher
  • EMCO (USA) - later Power Horse
  • Emerson (Canada)
  • Emerson-Brantingham (USA)
  • Empire (USA)
  • Enter (Turkey)
  • Enti (The Netherlands)
  • Epple-Buxbaum (Austria)
  • Erickson (USA)
  • Euro-Trac (India)

F[edit]

  • Fageol (USA)
  • Fahr (Germany) - merged with Deutz to become Deutz-Fahr
  • Falke-trac (Germany)
  • Farm Ette (USA)
  • Farm System
  • Farmall (USA) - by International Harvester
  • Farmár (Czech)
  • Farmaster (USA)
  • Farmcrest (USA)
  • Farmer's Union Co-op (USA)
  • FarmHandy (USA)
  • Farmliner Daedong (Australia) - built in S.Korea
  • Farmobile (USA)
  • Farmwell (England)
  • Farquhar, A. B. (USA) - merged into the Oliver Corporation
  • FBW (Switzerland)
  • Ferguson (Ireland)
  • Fendt (Germany)
  • Ferguson-Brown (England)
  • Fiat OM
  • Fiat Someca (France)
  • Fiat-Agrifull (Italy)
  • Fiat-Goldstar (South Korea) - now LS-New Holland
  • Field Marshall (England) - became Marshall
  • Finn Ursus
  • Foden (England)
  • Ford (USA) - purchased by Fiat, now New Holland
  • Ford-Ferguson
  • Fordson tractor (USA) - by Ford
  • Fordzon-Putilovec (Russia)
  • Fortschritt (East Germany)
  • Foton (China) - now Lovol
  • Four Drive (USA) - also known as Fitch Four Drive
  • Four Wheel Traction (England)
  • Fowler (England)
  • Frick (USA)
  • Froehlich (USA) - purchased by Deere & Company
  • Futian (China) - changed to Foton, now Lovol
  • Futian Leopard (China) - now Foton or Foton Leopard
  • Futian Oubao (China) - changed to Foton, now Lovol
  • FWD Wagner (USA)

G[edit]

  • Galloway (USA)
  • Gambles Farmcrest (USA)
  • Gardner (England or Belgium)
  • Garner (England)
  • Garrett (USA)
  • Garrett (England) - Steam tractors & Showmans engines
  • Gaar-Scott (USA)
  • GBT (USA)
  • GeDe (The Netherlands)
  • Geiser (USA)
  • General (USA)
  • General (England)
  • George (USA)
  • Gibbons & Robinson
  • Gibson (USA)
  • Gilson (Canada)
  • Glasgow (England)
  • Global (USA)
  • GMW (Sweden)
  • GoldStar (South Korea) - later LG. Now LS.
  • Graham-Bradley (USA)
  • Gray Tractor Manufacturing Co. (USA)
  • Greaves (India) - later SAME Greaves
  • Greyhound (USA)
  • Griffin (USA)
  • Grissly
  • Güldner (Germany) later part of Linde
  • Gulliver (Italy) - now SEP

H[edit]

Harrison Machine Works 1882 tractor.

I[edit]

  • ITM (Iran Tractor Manufacturing Company)[1]
  • IFA (Germany)
  • Illinois (USA)
  • IMA (Argentina)[2]
  • IMT (Serbia) Industrija mašina i traktora
  • Imperial (Australia)
  • Imperial Super Drive (Canada)
  • Intercontinental (USA)
  • International Harvester (Australia)
  • International Harvester (USA) - Agriculture division sold to Tenneco and merged with Case to form Case IH in 1985.
  • Is Bora (Turkey)
  • Ishikawajima-Harima (Japan) - now Shibaura
  • ITC (USA)
  • Ivel (England) - invented by Dan Albone

J[edit]

  • J & H Howard
  • Jackson (USA)
  • Jeep (USA)
  • Jela
  • Jelbart (Australia)
  • Jiangling (China)
  • JMD (UK)
  • John Deere Lanz (Germany) - Formerly Lanz AG
  • Jumbo (USA)
  • June (Sweden)

K[edit]

  • Kaelble (Germany)
  • Keck-Gonnerman
  • Kelkel (Germany)
  • Kelly & Lewis (Australia))
  • Kelpie (England)
  • Kemna
  • Kess-Model - Handbuilts of '70s American cars like mundane land boat Mercury Marquis.
  • KHD (Austria)
  • Kínai
  • Kirloskar (India)
  • Kirov Plant (Russia)
  • Kirschmann (USA)
  • Kitten (USA)
  • Kiva (France)
  • Knudson (USA)
  • Kodiak (USA)
  • Kögel (Germany)
  • Kolomenec (Russia)
  • Komatsu (Japan)
  • Komatsu International (Japan)
  • Kommunar (USSR)
  • Komnick (Germany)
  • Koni
  • Köpfli (Switzerland)
  • Kramer (Germany) - Merged with Neuson, who then merged with Wacker AG
  • Krasser (Austria)
  • Kuhnhausen (Germany)
  • Kullmo (Sweden)
  • Kullervo (Finland)
  • Kumiai (Japan)
  • Kunow (USA)

L[edit]

  • L&T - John Deere (India) - joint venture, bought out by Deere & Company
  • Labourier (France)
  • Landhope (Japan) - by Iseki
  • Landleader (Japan) - by Iseki
  • LandTrac (USA) - by Long
  • Lanz (Germany), - bought out in 1956 by John Deere & Company
  • Latil (France)
  • Lauer (Germany?)
  • Lauson (USA)
  • Le Percheron (France)
  • Le Pratique (France)
  • Le Robuste (France)
  • Legras (France)
  • Lehr's Big Boy (USA)
  • Lely Multipower (USA)
  • Leo Rumely (USA)
  • LeRoi (USA)
  • LESA (Italy)
  • LeTourneau (USA)
  • Leyland (England) - later Marshall
  • LG (South Korea) - now LS
  • LG-Fiat (South Korea) - now LS-New Holland
  • LG Montana (USA) - now Montana
  • LG-New Holland (South Korea) - now LS-New Holland
  • LHB (Germany)
  • Liaz (Czech)
  • Liberty (USA)
  • Lightforce Deluxe
  • Lightforce Tractore
  • Linn maker of the Linn tractor - Republic Motor Truck Company (USA)
  • Lioness (England)
  • Li-Trac (Germany)
  • Little Giant (USA)
  • Loiseau (France)
  • Loko-Mobil
  • Long (USA)
  • LongAgri (USA)
  • LTS (Germany)
  • Luoyang Fiat (China)
  • LUX-TRAC (Luxembourg)

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

  • PAL (USA)
  • Panda
  • Panzer (USA)
  • Panoto (Turkey)
  • Paramount (USA)
  • Parca
  • Parrett (USA)
  • Pavesi (Italy)
  • Pavesi-Tolotti (Italy)
  • Peerless (USA)
  • Perl (Austria)
  • Petropoulos (Greece)
  • PGS (Italy)
  • Phillips (Australia)
  • Phoenix (Australia)
  • Pillman (South Africa)
  • Pioneer (China)
  • Planet, Jr (USA)
  • Plymouth (USA) - became Silver King
  • PMA (Algeria) - now Cirta
  • Polytrac (Switzerland)
  • Porsche (Germany)
  • Port Huron (USA)
  • Power Track
  • Power-Horse (USA)
  • President (England) - Designed by BMB (British Motor Boats)
  • Price (USA)
  • Primul (USSR)
  • Primus (Germany)
  • Profintern (USSR)
  • PTZ (Kazhakistan)
  • Punjab (India)

Q[edit]

  • Quaker Mule (USA)
  • Quattrino
  • Quincy (USA)

R[edit]

  • RÁBA-Steiger (Hungary)
  • Rakovica (Yugoslavia)
  • Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies (England)
  • Rayes (USA)
  • Raygo Wagner (USA)
  • Red Star
  • Reeves (USA)
  • Rein Drive (Canada)
  • Remington (USA)
  • Renault agri (France) - purchased by Claas in 2003
  • Rhino International (USA)
  • Rice (USA)
  • Richard Continental (France)
  • Richter (Australia)
  • RIP (France)
  • Rite (USA)
  • Ritscher (Germany)
  • Roadless (England)
  • Robey (England) - Steam tractors
  • Rock Island (USA) - purchased Heider, was purchased by Case
  • Rockol (USA)
  • Rogers (USA)
  • Rohff (France)
  • Röhr (Germany)
  • ROLA (Sweden)
  • Rollo (Denmark)
  • Rome (USA)
  • Ronaldson Tippett (Australia)
  • Roux
  • Royal (Germany)
  • Rumely (USA)
  • Ruston (England)
  • Ruslan (Argentina)
  • Russell (USA)
  • Ruston & Hornsby (England)
  • Ruston, Proctor and Company (England) - Steam tractors

S[edit]

  • S.W.Wood (USA)
  • Sabatier (France)
  • SAME (Italian) - Taken over by Deutz-Fahr
  • SAME Greaves (India) - a joint venture, wholly purchased by Same Deutz-Fahr
  • Samson (USA)
  • Sandusky (USA)
  • Satoh (Japan) - merged with Mitsubishi
  • Saunderson (England)
  • Scemia (France)
  • Schilter (Switzerland)
  • Schindler (Germany)
  • Schlueter (Germany)
  • Schneider
  • Schramm (USA)
  • Scientific Farming Machinery Company (USA)
  • Selene (Italy)
  • Sepa (Italy)
  • Shakti (India)
  • Shaw (USA)
  • Shire
  • SIFT (France)
  • Silver King (USA)
  • SIMAR-Bodenfräse (Switzerland)
  • Simpac Trak (Italy)
  • Simpson Jumbo (USA)
  • Sirio (Italy)
  • Skoda (Czech)
  • SLC - John Deere (Brazil) - a joint venture, wholly purchased by Deere & Company
  • SM
  • Société Française de Vierzon (France) - purchased by Case
  • Someca (France) - purchased by Fiat
  • Speedy
  • Squire (Australia)
  • Steiger (USA) - purchased by Case
  • Steinbock (Austria)
  • Sterling (Canada)
  • Steyr-Nigeria (Nigeria)
  • Store (Yugoslavia)
  • Strong
  • Sunshine (Australia)
  • Sunshine (Kubota) (Japan)
  • Sunshine Massey Harris (Scotland/Australia)
  • Superson
  • Sutcliff
  • Svedala (Sweden)
  • Svoboda (Czech)
  • Swed-Trac (Sweden)
  • Standard (India)
  • Sonalika International (India)

T[edit]

  • TAISSA (Spain)
  • Takra (Finland)
  • TAS (USA)
  • Tasker
  • Taylor (USA)
  • Terra Power
  • Terratrac (USA) - crawler tractors built by American Tractor Company - purchased by J.I. Case
  • Thieman (USA)
  • Thomas-Bilt (USA)
  • Thorobred (USA)
  • TianTuo (China)
  • Tidaholms (Sweden)
  • Tiger (USA)
  • Tiger (China)
  • Tiger (Ranger) (Japan)
  • TigerTrac (USA)
  • Titan (USA)
  • Titan (Steiger) (USA)
  • Titano (Italy)
  • Titus (Germany)
  • Toft (Australia)
  • Tom Moore (USA)
  • Toma Vinković (Croatia) - now TTB
  • Torpedo (Croatia)
  • Torpedo Deutz (Croatia)
  • Tortone (Argentina)
  • Track Marshall (England)
  • trac-technik (Germany)
  • Tractocoop (France)
  • Tractor Supply Co. (USA)
  • Tractormobile (USA)
  • Tratoretto (Brazil)
  • Trojan (USA)
  • Trusty (England)
  • TSC Huskee (USA)
  • TUR (Poland)
  • Turf Boss
  • Türk Traktör (Turkey) - now New Holland
  • TurkFiat (Turkey) - now New Holland
  • Turner (England)
  • Tyr)
  • Twin City tractors (USA) - merged to become Minneapolis-Moline
  • Twister (USA)

U[edit]

  • U.T.B. (Romania) - now just Universal UTB
  • Uncle Sam (USA)
  • Unigraf
  • United (USA)
  • UniTrak (Germany)
  • Universal (USA) - built in Ohio
  • UPD
  • Upton (Australia)
  • Ursus Hellas (Greece)
  • Ursus Italtractor (Italy)
  • Ursus (Poland)
  • Urtrak (Germany)
  • Utos (Romania)
  • Uzel - (Turkey) ([3])

V[edit]

W[edit]

  • WACO (Austria)
  • Wagner (USA)
  • Wallis (USA) - purchased by Massey-Harris
  • Wallis & Stevens (USA)
  • Wallis & Steevens (England) - Steam tractor (Note odd spelling of name)
  • Waltanna (Australia)
  • Walter Barrett (USA)
  • Wards (USA)
  • Warrior (Italy)
  • Waterloo Boy (USA) - purchased by Deere & Company
  • Weber (USA)
  • Webfoot (USA)
  • Welte
  • Werner (Germany)
  • Western (USA)
  • Wesseler (Germany)
  • Wheel Ox (USA)
  • White (USA) - purchased by AGCO Corporation
  • White Oliver (USA)
  • Whiting-Bull (USA)
  • Wikov (USA)- (certain products now manufactured by Wisconsin Engineering [4])
  • WildCat (USA)
  • Williames (Australia)
  • Winget (Australia)
  • Winget (UK) - More noted for site dumpers & plant (was part of Babcock & Wilcox for a time)
  • Wisconsin (USA)
  • Wood Brothers (USA)
  • Woods & Copeland (USA) - purchased by Rome
  • Woody
  • Worthington Mower Company (USA)
  • Wright (South Africa)

X[edit]

  • XT3 (Ukraine)

Y[edit]

  • Yankee (USA)
  • Yewers (Australia)

Z[edit]

  • Zadrugar (Yugoslavia)
  • Zanello (Argentina)
  • Zanello (Pauny)(Argentina) - now Pauny Rino
  • Zaporozhec (Ukraine)
  • Zebra (USA)
  • Zetor (Czech) with Zetor Crystal built in Poland by Ursus

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