The following information is a Web Extra from the pages of Farm Journal. It corresponds with the article "Coming to America." You can find the article in Farm Journal's 2013 January issue.
In March, Dutch-based Lely, the world leader in robotic milkers, held a grand opening of its new Pella, Iowa, assembly plant. Learn about some of their products.
In April, Mitas, a Czech tire manufacturer, opened a production facility in Charles City, Iowa.
In June, AGCO unveiled its completely retooled and expanded tractor assembly plant in Jackson, Minn., which will eventually produce 18 models that had previously been built in Beauvais, France.
Challenger High-Horsepower Tractors Built in Jackson, MN
Jackson, MN - Great Place to Manufacture
AGCO Jackson introduces Intivity Center -- Where Innovation Meets Productivity
Jackson, MN Facility Expansion -- Update
First Massey Ferguson assembled at AGCO Jackson
In September, German equipment manufacturer Geringhoff announced plans for a $200 million plant to build corn headers and other ag equipment in St. Cloud, Minn.
New St. Cloud Manufacturing Facility Introduction Video
Geringhoff- New US manufacturing facility announcement: Full Press Conference