John Deere is a popular heavy equipment manufacturing company whose products can be seen almost everywhere around the globe. The company is based in Moline, Illinois, United States. Their slogan is “Nothing Runs Like a Deere”. They have given employment to more than 56,000 people in the different parts worldwide. According to 2016 records, the net income of the company was US$ 1.524 billion, whereas their total assets in the same year increase to US$ 57.981 billion. The company is named after his founder John Deere who started it in 1837 with a small building in Grand Detour, Illinois.
There are lots of songs like John Deere Green and She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy released that references this company. They are the main sponsor of the American professional golf tournament, named John Deere Classic. They have divided their operations into various subsidiaries, such as AGRIS Corporation, Kemper, Waratah Forestry Attachments, Ningbo Benye Track & Automobile Manufacture, Machinefinder, and John Deere Technology.
John Deere Operations
The majority of the company’s factories are situated in North American cities, such as East Moline, Valley City, Davenport, Dubuque, Horicon, Coffeyville, Waterloo, Fuquay Varina, Ottumwa, and Thibodaux. The international manufacturing plants of the company are situated in India, France, Germany, Finland, Argentina, Netherlands, and Canada.
Some of the popular products manufactured by John Deereare combine harvesters, tractors, silage machines, cotton harvesters, seeders, sprayers, tracked loader, grader, skid steer, feller bunchers, and many more. In addition to that, they also offer all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, etc. in some parts of the world.