The company’s milestones:
1990: AGCO is formed in the management buyout of Deutz-Allis from KHD and begins manufacturing and distributing farm equipment under the AGCO® Allis and Gleaner® brand names in North America.
1993: AGCO purchases the North American Massey Ferguson® product distribution rights, expanding the AGCO North American dealer network by more than 1,000 dealers.
1994: AGCO developed the Agcostar line of articulated tractors.
1998: AGCO made a joint venture with Deutz AG to produce engines in Argentina.
1999: AGCO announces the creation of AGCO FINANCE, a new and dedicated financing organization. Formed in association with De Lage Landen (DLL), a subsidiary of Rabobank, AGCO FINANCE's primary goal is to strengthen and enhance AGCO's wholesale and retail finance activities.
2001: Ag-Chem Equipment was based in Jackson, Minnesota and developed the TerraGator flotation-type and RoGator rowcrop-type applicators.
2008: AGCO, the Challenger, Valtra, and Massey Ferguson large row crop tractors were launched in Europe and North America respectively with AGCO's e3 Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emission reduction technology.
2012: AGCO formed the Algerian Tractors Company joint venture with the Algerian brand Etrag with 49% ownership.
2018: AGCO opens a new plant in Queretaro, Mexico, to help expand operations in Mexico and Latin America. The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF) also launches as a private foundation committed to food security and sustainable agricultural development.
2022: AGCO opens a new Digital Capability Center in Bangalore, Karnataka, India to expand AGCO’s IT and digital capabilities to deliver innovative, farmer-focused solutions.
According to agcocorp.com; en.wikipedia.org. Source of photos: internet