Hindustan Machine Tools Ltd.
Type Public Sector Undertaking
Founded 1953
Headquarters Bangalore, India
Key people A.V. Kamat (Chairman and Managing Director)
Industry Engineering
Products Machine Tools, Tractors, Watches

HMT or its full title of Hindustan Machine Tools was incorporated in 1953 by the Government of India as a machine tool manufacturing company. Today, HMT Group comprises six subsidiaries under the control of a holding company, which also manages the tractor business directly.

Company structureEdit

Over the years diversified into bearings, CNC systems, die casting & plastic processing machinery, metal forming presses, printing machinery, engines, tractors & watches.

HMT Limited has 18 manufacturing units.

HMT EnginesEdit

HMT manufactures engines for the agricultural market, and they are used on tractors such as Preet as well as HMT's own tractors.

HMT TractorsEdit

HMT’s tractor business commenced its operations in 1972 in technical collaboration with M/s MOTOKOV, (Zetor), of Czechoslovakia. HMT started the operation with the manufacture of 25 HP tractor at the manufacturing plant in Pinjore, Haryana state. Over the years, it has developed tractors ranging from 25 HP to 75 HP.

During the early to mid-1990s, American Jawa Ltd in the U.S., (American distributor of Zetor), imported various HMT models under the Zebra brand name.

Model rangeEdit

Other Brands Built by HMTEdit

Agtor Tractor Models
Model Year(s) Produced Horsepower Engine Type Misc Notes Photo
Agtor 2511 1990s 23 hp (17 kW) Agtor 2511-1994

Zebra Tractor Models
Model Year(s) Produced Horsepower Engine Type Misc Notes Photo
Zebra 2520 1990s 25 hp (19 kW) marketed by American Jawa, the
Zetor distributor in the USA
Zebra 2520
Zebra 2522 1990s 25 hp (19 kW) Zebra 2522
Zebra 3520 1990s 35 hp (26 kW) Zebra 3520-1995
Zebra 3522 1990s 35 hp (26 kW) Zebra 3522
Zebra 4522 1990s 45 hp (34 kW) Zebra 4522

See alsoEdit

References / sourcesEdit

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