Case IH is an American mechanical
company, one of the world’s largest brands of agricultural equipment.
headquarters in Racine,
Wisconsin, it has a
network of more than 4,000 dealers and distributors that operates
in more than 160 countries.
The Case IH Module Express 625 picks
cotton and simultaneously builds cotton modules
Case IH is owned by CNH Global
Case IH offers agricultural equipment, financial services, as well
as parts and service support for farmers and commercial operators
through a network of dealers and distributors.
Productivity enhancing products include tractors; combines and
harvesters; hay and forage equipment; tillage tools; planting and
seeding systems; sprayers and applicators; and site-specific
farming tools. Case IH has won many AE50 awards from the American
Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, ASABE
, for their products.
Some of Case IH’s most famous equipment models include Axial-Flow
combines, Magnum tractors
Case IH history began when, in 1842, Jerome Increase Case
Threshing Machine Works on the strength of his innovative thresher.
In 1869 Case expanded into the steam engine business and, by 1886,
Case was the world’s largest manufacturer of steam engines. A
century later, Case merged with the agricultural division of
1985 to become the largest farm equipment manufacturer to form Case
IH, bringing together the best of both traditions to offer a full
line of agricultural equipment.
In 1999 Case Corporation
with New Holland Ag
to form CNH Global
, the parent company of Case IH.
majority owner of CNH Global is FIAT.
- Benson, Minnesota - Cotton Harvesters, Application
- Grand Island, Nebraska - Combines, Windrowers
- Fargo, North Dakota - Tractors
- Piracicaba, Brazil - Sugarcane Harvesters, Sprayers
- Racine, Wisconsin - Tractors
- Saskatoon, Canada - Crop Production Equipment
- St. Valentin, Austria - Tractors
- Mianus, Alabama - Tractors
- Berkshire, Vermont -Tractors, Combines
- Mt Vernon, Indiana - Tracs
- Goodfield, Illinois - Tillage Equipment
- JayPeak, Vermont - Tractors
- Mt. Hood, Oregon - Combines, Tractors
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wheatImage:Magnum 335.jpg| Magnum
tractorImage:CaseIHtractor.JPG|Case IH 3594 Tractor
- The J.I. Case Company had three cars in the first Indianapolis
500 in 1911.
- In 2005, an STX500 Steiger
Quadtrac tractor shattered the World Plowing Record, turning of
farmland in just 24 hours.
- The International
Harvester "IH" logo in Case IH represents the head-on view of a
farmer driving a tractor. The “I” symbolizes the driver of a
tractor and is known as the red driver “I”.
- In 2006, the Case IH logo was displayed on a pair of Ferraris
as part of the Ferrari Panamerican 20,000—a journey that took new
Ferraris through 16 countries and across 20,000 miles
(32,000 km) during a 15-stage, 84-day tour.
- All Case IH equipment can use (B5) biodiesel from approved
suppliers. And, nearly half of the models sold globally are
approved, following proper protocols, for 100 percent biodiesel
- 2007 was Steiger’s 50th anniversary.
- Indianapolis 500
- March 22, 2005 news release
- August 4, 2006 news release
- March 1, 2007 news release