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One of only 2 surviving (in the world) Hornsby-Ackroyd Oil Engine tractors from 1896.
Believed to be the Oldest working tractor in the world

This List is the main Index page of ALL Tractor manufacturers of the world on Tractor Wiki And aims to list EVERY Manufacturer. From here pages can be added for each individual Make or Brand name.

Please add any missing companies and expand the Histories and the lists of models and known examples in preservation. Help build the database/ encyclopaedia as this is an Open Project 'Wiki' to document ALL Makes and Models.

For Construction Plant see
Construction Plant Manufactures
For Farm machinery manufacturers See Agricultural Machinery

England (U.K.)

  • Foreign companies with Manufacturing plants in UK are included.
  • Note: Initial article/info from Wikipedia entries were available was used, these are then being expanded to include more model info and details of preserved examples, predominantly relating to the UK, but other areas can be added as a sub section for clarity.

UK Tractor Manufactures/Brands:

Early - Steam powered tractors

Main article: List of Steam Machinery Manufacturers

McLaren no. 127 of 1882 One of the earliest built engines still in working order

Early UK Built Tractors - Internal Combustion engines


Post War / Modern UK Built Tractors - Internal Combustion engines

Specialist Models and 4-wd Converters

M.T. Agricultural 4WD articulated dumper based on Ford 7710 tractor

A load of firms built specialist versions of the major manufactures models for niche markets and applications. Some of these were sold through the main dealers as manufacturer approved versions. Some have been badged as the main manufacturers brand.

  • All Wheel Drive - 4-wd conversions.
  • John Allen of Oxford built Land Drainers based on Ford skid units + Rollers + Cultivators
  • Barth built Land Drainers based on Ford tractors.
  • Bettinson - A Tricycle conversion for row crop work
  • Bray - Bray Centaur + 4WD conversions + bulldozer gear
  • County 4-wd Conversions mainly Ford based
  • Doe Main dealer who built several special versions from Ford tractors notably the Doe Tripple-D/DOE - Dual Drive
  • EVA of Belgium built 4-wd & other Ford based models
  • Farm Tractor Drives - 4-wd conversions for Ford and Massey Ferguson
  • Four Wheel Traction Ltd - 4-wd conversion kits
  • Gates of Baldock High clearance kits for Fordson Dexta's
  • Highlander Forestry machines
  • Intermec Farm Machines of Wiltshire, Horticulture crawler conversion based on Ford units.
  • J J Thomas - Builder of 6-cylinder version of the Ford 5000
  • Kent Ford Dealers (KFD) - Orchard specials
  • Mailam Italian - tracked conversions of Ford tractors
  • Moffett - MFT - Loader / tractor based on MF and Ford skid units.
  • M.T Agricultural - Artic. dumpers & artic. side discharge gravel carts based on Ford tractors.
  • Muir-Hill - 4WD models based on Ford skid units
  • Northrop tractor - (Built by Chaseside)
  • Reekie - Narrow/orchard conversions of Ferguson and Massey Ferguson
  • RIMAS - Ford conversions built in Denmark
  • Roadless Tracked conversions and latter 4-wd mainly on Ford units
  • Shawnee Poole Articulated dumpers based on Ford tractor
  • Shire Tractors built by Perry's of potters bar.
  • Stormont Engineering - Orchard conversions, sold under the Kent Ford Dealers (KFD) badge

For tractor details by individual Models see Tractors by model number - Category

UK Engine Manufacturers

Main article: List of Engine Manufacturers

Note:For companies whose main product line is not engines please disambiguate by adding (engines) to the title to separate from main company article.

America (USA)

A early US built Waterloo Boy tractor

Major American manufacturers

Smaller American Manufacturers pre 1940s (Defunct)

An Avery tractor

Smaller American Manufacturers post 1940s (Defunct)

Incomplete list


Rotania, the first self-propelled combine


An Australian Chamberlain tractor


Lindner Geotrac 104

Steyr CVT 170



  • Allaeys manufactured crop-sprayers, no tractors!
  • Claeys (Zedelgem)
  • Doyen (Vilvoorde)
  • Favache (Vilvoorde)
  • Galman (Deurle/Gent)
  • Motte (Brugelette)
  • Ravell (Herent)
  • Sanglier = Favache brand
  • Spinnekop = Favache brand
  • Stotz -De Lille (Maldegem)
  • TractEurop (?)


CBT 8060

Maxion 9150

SLC - John Deere 5600


A Canadian built New Holland Versatile 9682


YTO X1004

Fujian 184-4

Changlin CL1204

Shanghai New Holland SNH1304

Foton TG 1454

Dongfeng DF 354a

See note: Chinese tractors


Tuber 40

  • Astra-Progres
  • Ecotrac
  • Hittner - formerly Tomo Vinković and TTB
  • Prima
  • Tomo Vinković (MT8)
  • Torpedo - (licensed Deutz-Fahr)
    • Torpedo Deutz
  • TTB
  • Tuber

Czechoslovakia/Czech Republic/Slovak Republic

A 1960s Zetor tractor in the UK


A French built SFV tractor


A German built Eicher ES202 tractor

A German Porsche tractor at a UK show


Malkotsis EM-4


A Dutra seen in the UK at the Weeting Steam Engine Rally and Country Show

  • Amobil
  • Csepel
  • Dutra
    • DUTRA Steyr
  • Hofherr-Schrantz
  • HSCS (Hofherr, Schrantz, Clayton & Shuttleworth)
  • JUMZ
  • LGW
  • Mavag
  • RÁBA





North Korea

  • Chollima
  • Naenara



  • Dzik - a little one axle tractors build in Poland
  • Crystal
  • ElPol
  • Escort of India - bought Pol-Mot factory, build Escort and Farmtrac tractors
  • Farmer
  • Farm-Mot - John Deere clone
  • Leda - rebadged LTZ
  • Pol-mot - Pol-Mot Foton, Farm-Mot, Escort and Farmtrac
  • Pronar
  • Slazak
  • Ursus
    • Ursus Pol-Mot



  • Agromash
  • Altai
  • ChTZ
  • DSSh/SSh (Harkovsky Plant of Self-powered Tractor Chassis)
  • Fordzon-Putilovec
  • Gomselmash
  • Kamaz
  • KBZ (Kryukovskiy ventilator plant)
  • KhTZ (Kharkov Tractor Plant)
  • Kiroman
  • Kirovets/Kirov
  • KIY
  • KMZ (Kurganmashzavod)
  • Kolomenec (Kolomna Machine-building Works)
  • LTZ (Lipetsk Tractor Plant)
  • Masha
  • MoAZ (Mogilev Motor Vehicle Plant)
  • MTM
  • MTZ
  • MVM (Metrovagonmash Plant)
  • ORTZ
  • Polesie
  • Progress-ZST
  • SHTZ (Stalingrad Tractor Works)
  • Slavich
  • Titran (Tikhvinskiy Tractor Plant)
  • TMK
  • Tolpar
  • VT (VgTZ; Volgograd Tractor Plant)
  • VTZ (Vladimir Tractor Plant)
  • Zaporozhec
  • ZTM (Omsk Tractor Plant)


South Africa

South Korea




  • Aebi
  • Aecherli
  • Alpina
    • Alpina-Oekonom
  • Bührer
  • Bucher
    • Polytrac
  • Eckert
  • Eichenberger
  • FBW (Franz Brozincevic & Cie. Wetzikon.)
  • Franz
  • Grunder
  • Hurlimann - part of SDF
  • Köpfli
  • Kunz
  • Kupferschnio
  • Mafag
  • Meili
  • Merk Pullax
  • Merz
  • Motrac
  • Murianer
  • Rigitrac
  • Schilter
  • Simar
    • SIMAR-Bodenfräse
  • SLM - Schweizerische Lokomotiv- und Maschinenfabrik
  • Vevey
  • Wiesel


Yugoslavia (country split up)

Rest of World

See also

Help wanted The Date that they 1st and last built tractors also adding and formatting into a table

References / sources



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