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Western Combine Corporation
Predecessor Massey Combine Corporation
Successor AGCO
Founded 1990
Founder(s) Frank Hasenfratz of Linamar Corporation
Defunct 1996
Headquarters Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Products agriculture machinery swathers, combine harvesters

Western Combine Corporation was a manufacturer based in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1990 by Frank Hasenfratz of the Linamar Corporation, picking up pieces of the Massey Combine Corporation. They manufactured swathers and combine harvesters, mainly for other companies, such as Co-op Implements and New Noble. Western Combine and its subsidiary, Portage Manufacturing, manufactured some combines for Massey Ferguson. AGCO purchased the company in 1996.[1][2]

Western combine - 1990s

1990s Western Combine


Models built by Western Combine
Model Year(s) Produced Horsepower Engine Type Misc Notes Photo
Cereal Implements 550 swather Ford Cereal Implements 550 swather - 1987
Cereal Implements 722 swather 88 hp (66 kW) Isuzu Cereal Implements 722 swather
Cereal Implements 742 swather Cereal Implements 742 swather - 1984
Co-op Implements 500 swather
Co-op Implements 550 swather Ford Co-op Implements 550 swather (red) - 1979
Co-op Implements 722 swather
Co-op Implements 742 swather
Massey Ferguson 8570 combine 220 hp (160 kW) Cummins
Memo 3088 swather
New Noble 722 swather New Noble 722 swather - 1990
PMI 722 swather
Western 55 combine
Western 8570 combine 220 hp (160 kW) Cummins
Western 322 swather

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