|Predecessor||JSC Tractor Plant of Saint Petersburg|
|Headquarters||Saint Petersburg, Russia|
|Products||agriculture machinery tractor|
|Subsidiaries||SAME Deutz-Fahr Kirovets Ltd (50%)|
Kirovets (also known as Kirov) is an very well known manufacturer of 4WD tractors in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The roots of the company go back to 1801. In 1924, the 1st tractor was built, which was a licensed Fordson. The company builds large numbers of tractors, including the famous Kirovets K-700. In the following decades over 400,000 vehicles were manufactured and still counting. Another part of the factory builds special machinery for road engineering and material handling.
The company has been known as Putilovsky Zavod from 1868-1922; Krasny Putilovets from 1922-1934; First Kirovets; JSC Tractor Plant of Saint Petersburg; JSC Kirovsky Zavod.
In 2013, Kirovets established a 50/50 joint venture with the Italian companey SAME Deutz-Fahr, called SAME Deutz-Fahr Kirovets Ltd. Tractors are to be manufactured under the Deutz-Fahr Kirovets brand.
In 1997, Kirovets began developing tractors with AgroTexMash/AgroTechMash, and opened an office in Germany in 2001 to develop tractors as ATM United Technologies GmbH. The tractors are marketed as Terrion tractors, and separated from Kirovets in 2007. Kirovets marketed some of the tractors under their own brand.
|Model||Year(s) Produced||Horsepower||Engine Type||Misc Notes||Photo|
|Horsch K 735|
|IAR KD 35 crawler||1949-57||35 hp (26 kW)|
|Kirovets-Pronar K-7150||2012-||180 hp (130 kW)||Deutz|
|Kirovets-Pronar K-8140||2012-||265 hp (198 kW)||Deutz|
|Masha K 701 T|
|Masha K 702 M|
|Masha K 703 M|
|Masha K 703 MA|
|Mega Trac MB 480|
|Progress-ZST KT-5701||300 hp (220 kW)|
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