John Deere is an American inventor and manufacturer of agricultural equipment. In 1837, Deere began the eponymous company, which continues to be an international locomotive.
John Deere was born in February 1804 a blacksmith by profession, Deere determined that the wood and the iron plow in use at the moment is ill-suited for the problems caused by soil prairies, so that after a series of experiments, he made a new type of plow and sold his first one in 1838. By 2012, the company’s value had risen to more than $40 billion. Deere died on May 17, 1886.
Founded: 1837, Moline, Illinois, United States
CEO: Samuel R. Allen
Headquarters: Moline, Illinois, United States
Revenue: 37.79 billion USD (2013)
Founders: Charles Deere, John Deere
Subsidiaries: Nortrax, John Deere Landscapes, Inc.
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