Deutz-Fahr is a German company, manufacturer of agricultural machinery and tractors, under the leadership of such brands as Deutz and Fahr (German), and uniting the agricultural sector of the Klöckner-Humboldt-Deutz AG (KHD, English) concern.
Since 1995, Deutz-Fahr has been owned by the Italian concern SAME DEUTZ-FAHR, which changed its name to SDF in November 2015.The company was founded in 1977.
In 1991, a new harvester of the TOPLINER series was introduced. Since 1995, Deutz-Fahr has joined the Italian group SAME (English) / Lamborghini / Hürlimann (German), later renamed SAME DEUTZ-FAHR (SDF). And already in the same year, the AGROTRON series was introduced. In 1996, the production of tractors from Cologne was transferred to Lauingen. This year, the production of the Gigant 400 forage harvester was launched. In 2001, the Agrotron TTV with a continuously variable transmission was introduced. In 2002, the production of harvesters at the plant in Lauingen was stopped. Instead, Deutz-Fahr acquired a combine harvester plant in Croatia in 2005, and combine harvesters are currently manufactured directly by the company. Since 2004, the production of Teleskoplader loaders has been started, in cooperation with JLG Industries (English).
In 2009, the production of the Agrotrac series was launched, which is intended for countries with less stringent emission standards. In 2013, the C9000 series of combines was introduced. To date [when?] more than 1,000,000 tractors have been assembled and operated worldwide.