One of the World’s oldest agricultural machinery brands.
Discover the numerous key innovations that emerged from the KUHN Group over the past 190 years, from livestock to large-scale farming.
Joseph KUHN, a blacksmith from Eckartswiller, near Saverne, begins to manufacture livestock weighing equipment in his village forge.
New factory built in Ottersthal, closer to Saverne.
Assisted by his brothers, Joseph KUHN begins adding the production of agricultural machinery to his range in a new factory.
The foundry is built in Saverne where we are still based today.
Start of the production of animal-drawn cutter bars.
KUHN joins an important Swiss company BUCHER-GUYER, also specialised in the manufacture of agricultural machinery.
Introduction of the first mounted cutter bar.
KUHN enters the tillage equipment segment sector.
KUHN introduces the first disc mower in the world. It is also the start of the collaboration with RAUCH (Germany).
Launch of the first gyrotedder and the first mower conditioner.
The first power harrow is produced.
Extension of the site in Saverne.
Start of the collaboration with NOBILI (Italy).
HUARD (France), one of Europe's leading plough builders, enters the KUHN Group.
The company AUDUREAU S.A. (France), which specialises in the manufacture of mixer wagons, straw blowers and silo unloaders, joins the KUHN Group.
KUHN-NODET S.A. (France), a newly created subsidiary, joins the KUHN Group. Precision seed drills and sprayers expand the product range offered to the distribution network.
Creation of the new spare parts distribution platform: KUHN-PARTS in Monswiller.
KUHN acquires the American company KNIGHT Manufacturing Corporation, a world leader in the field of mixer-feeders and manure spreaders.
The agricultural division of METASA S/A in Brazil, which specializes in the design and manufacture of precision direct seeding equipment for crops such as soybean, cotton and maize, integrates the KUHN Group.
The French BLANCHARD sprayer manufacturer joins the KUHN Group, with a complete range of farming equipment, specialized crops and green spaces. This year also marks the construction of the large machinery assembly site (MGM) in Monswiller.
The KUHN Group extends its range in hay and silage making, with the addition of balers, wrappers, drum mowers and maize choppers, by acquiring the factory in GELDROP (Netherlands).
The KUHN Group takes over the company KRAUSE Corporation (USA), which specialises in the manufacture of "large width" soil preparation tools.
Construction of a training center KUHN CENTER FOR PROGRESS (Monswiller).
The KUHN Group acquires MONTANA INDUSTRIA de MAQUINAS (Brazil), one of the leading manufacturers of self-propelled sprayers.
Building of a new Logistics Centre (CLC) at the heart of the Saverne site.
The 190 years of KUHN’s existence makes it one of the oldest brands of agricultural machinery in the World. We will be highlighting this rich history throughout 2018.
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