Maschio is an Italian producer of tillage machinery founded in 1964. The company is based near Padova in Italy.
Two Italian brothers 'Egidio and Giorgio Maschio' started the production of rotary tillers in the barn of their house in 1964, the so-called 'small shop of rotary tillers'.
That barn, used as a mechanical workshop, has today become a major industrial Group,which is still controlled by the Maschio family.
- 1964 - The Maschio brothers founded their business in the 'small shop of rotary tillers'. After a few years, production shifted to a major industrial production site from the small-scale set-up in their barn.
- 1975 - Exporting of Maschio products starts.
- 1979 - Sales growth leads to the acquisition of the Terranova production plant in Cadoneghe (Padova), Italy. A strategic site for mechanical engineering.
- 1994 - Acquisition of Gaspardo Seminatrici, located in Morsano al Tagliamento (Pordenone) and renowned for its precision seed-drills. The Gaspardo factory had been producing machines for the delicate activity of sowing since 1834 as it still does today.
- Company name changed to Maschio Gaspardo in 1994.