John Deere: industry news, company information, media
John Deere is one of the biggest manufacturers of agricultural machinery, construction machinery and forestry machinery. John Deere is also known as a producer of diesel engines and drivetrains is constantly introducing new products into the market. Apart from different partnerships with companies like King Agro, Pessl Instruments GmbH, HCSS (Smart Construction Applikations) or BASF.
In January 2017 John Deere Construction Equipment introduced their new John Deere 450K crawler dozer and the updated versions of the 550K and 650K John Deere crawler dozers. In the following month, the US-american manufacturer released the 75G and 85G John Deere excavators, with operating weights between 8,1 t and 8,7 t. In April 2017 John Deere introduced their biggest air cart - the John Deere C850.
The John Deere Group issued a statement in June of 2017 that the company will be acquiring the german construction equipment manufacturer Wirtgen Group. The acquisition was final in December of 2017. Another addition to its farming equipment line followed in August with the release of the 260B backhoe and the John Deere 120R loader, which will complete John Deere’s utility tractor components. The following launch of the 9RX narrow track tractors, will complete the John Deere high horsepower tractor fleet. At the 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas John Deere introduced the 950K PAT crawler dozer, which is ready to be shipped to customers starting at end of the year.
These machines only summarize the most important machine launches of 2017. Let’s take a look at this years John Deere Construction and Farming Machinery Highlights 2018.