|Founder(s)||Ole Gabriel Kverneland|
|Headquarters||Klepp, Kvernaland, Norway|
|Divisions||Accord, Rau, Taarup, Vicon, Gallagnani|
Kverneland (OSE: KVE) is a Norwegian manufacturer of agricultural equipment, and is the world's largest manufacturer of equipment for ploughing. The company was established by Ole Gabriel Kverneland (1854 - 1941) in 1879.
The company headquarters are located in Klepp, in the village of Kvernaland, Norway. Kverneland employs approximately 2,300 people world wide.
With the invention of their first plough in 1882, Kverneland was on its way as a major implement manufacturer. The merged with Underhaug in 1986, adding bale wrappers to the product line. Taarup Maskinfabrik of Denmark was acquired in 1993 as a manufacturer of disc mowers and hay tools. Rotary harrow manufacturer Maletti, S.p.A of Italy was purchased in 1995. 1996 included the acquisition of Maschinenfabrik Accord in Germany, manufacturers of seeding equipment. The purchase of the Dutch Greenland Group doubled the size of the company in 1998, adding fertilizer spreaders and more grass equipment. 1999's purchase of RAU of Germany added sprayers. 2008 saw the merger of the Accord, Kverneland, Rau and Taarup brands under Kverneland, while 2010 saw the 30% purchase of Italy's Gallagnani from AGCO. In 2012, Kverneland acquired full control of the Gallagnani company, and was itself acquired by Kubota Corporation of Japan.
- Distribuidor Grupo Kverneland en España
- Battini: Kverneland Dealer in Mantova - Italy
- Alessandrini: Kverneland Dealer in Ascoli Piceno - Italy
- Orkel Dealer in Poland and member of the Kverneland Group
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