Heritage

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  • 1895
  • 1899
  • 1947
  • 1966
  • 1974
  • 1991
  • 1998
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2011
  • 2013
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95

New Holland is born. A one-man repair shop opens in New Holland, Pennsylvania, USA. This tiny shop is the beginning of the New Holland Machine Company, which will be known around the world as an innovator of agricultural equipment.

18
99

FIAT is founded in Turin, Italy, by a group of entrepreneurs passionate about the new automotive technologies. At this time, cars are luxury items built in small workshops. From the very beginning, Fiat’s founders have the vision to manufacture cars on industrial scale.

19
47

The world’s first hydraulic excavator. Mario Bruneri develops the idea of using a hydrostatic pump piston to action an excavator boom. Industrial production of the new “Jumbo” excavator soon begins in Turin. He founded Simit, which will design several generations of hydraulic excavators sold around the world and joins Fiat in 1970.

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66

New Holland’s first backhoe loader

19
74

Fiat-Allis conquers the world. Fiat joins forces with Allis Chalmers – the Fiat-Allis brand is born. Fiat-Allis equipment is soon seen at work in many large-scale civil engineering projects around the world. It quickly becomes very successful in Latin America, where its name is prestigious to this day.

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91

New Holland joins Fiat. Fiat acquires New Holland from Ford and merges it with its agricultural and construction machinery business. The two companies complement each other in geographical coverage and product offering. Their integration creates a truly global business and an industry leader.

19
98

Founded in 1876 in Spandau, Germany, Orenstein & Koppel comes with a history of excellence in the development of construction and mining equipment. It brings to New Holland its proven technology for graders and wheeled excavators.

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07

200,000 Skid steer loaders. New Holland celebrated 35 years of designing and building its highly successful skid steer loaders when the 200,000th unit came off the assembly line. They are the preferred choice of landscapers around the world and n.1 in lift and carry compact machines.

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08

New Holland’s “green” engine. New Holland launches the E215B crawler excavator, which mounts a brand new engine which dramatically reduces emissions well below the levels required by regulations.

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11

A cleaner future built around you. Our emissions compliance technologies.

20
13

New Holland Construction Further Expands Tier 4 Offering at Bauma 2013 Exhibition

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