Beauvais, June, 14th. Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO (NYSE:AGCO), is proud to announce its Beauvais factory (France) just produced its 1,000,000th tractor. Another significant milestone as the brand is celebrating 175 years of history. The brand has been manufacturing tractors in Beauvais since November, 20th 1960.
At an event to mark this milestone, Thierry Lhotte, Vice-President & Managing Director Massey Ferguson EAME & President of AGCO in France underlined: “Our Beauvais Massey Ferguson Global Home has grown continuously over the past 62 years, working with and for farmers. On behalf of all our employees I want to thank our customers for their everlasting trust. We are particularly proud to have them represented today by the owner of this brand-new MF 8S.305 Dyna-VT, the 1,000,000th tractor produced in Beauvais, Mr Thierry Aubrée, arable farmer and contractor, in the village of La Chapelle des Fougeretz in Brittany, France and his local Dealer Hervé Motoculture”
Mr Aubrée explained whjy he did choose MF for his new tractor : “I’m passionate by new technologies including RTK guidance, section control with a focus on soil preservation and sustainable farming practices. The MF 8S exudes this modernity thanks to its efficient engine, smooth transmission, perfect wheelbase and offers visibility, cab comfort and precision farming connectivity capabilities. Operating my entire MF fleet of 4 tractors, 3 combines, 2 big balers and 1 telehandler, I found a great win-win partnership with my MF dealer based on common trust. »