Kverneland Group is a leading international company developing, manufacturing and distributing agricultural machinery. Kverneland Group has sales companies in 17 countries and exports to another 60 countries, with over 2,500 employees worldwide. Kverneland Group’s factories are located in Norway, Denmark, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Italy, Russia and China.
The history of Kverneland dates back to 1879 when the founder, Ole Gabriel Kverneland, built a forge to manufacture scythes, in the village of Kvernaland near Stavanger in Norway. Later O.G. Kverneland started production of small ploughs. Kverneland remained a family owned and managed business until the company was listed on the stock exchange in 1983.
Kverneland Group’s vision is to be a leading provider of intelligent and efficient farming systems contributing to sustainable agriculture, serving the world’s growing population. To achieve this vision Kverneland Group offers an extensive package aimed at the professional farming community. The product offering is identified by two brands: Kverneland and Vicon. The Kverneland product range includes ploughs, cultivators, seed drills, precision drills, mowers, hay-tools, diet feeders, bale shredders, bale wrappers, disc spreaders and precision farming technology. The Vicon product range includes mowers, hay-tools, balers, bale wrappers, disc spreaders, sprayers and precision farming technology. Strong focus on innovation allows Kverneland Group to provide a unique and broad product range with high quality.
Kverneland Group UK Ltd is the sales and distribution centre for Kverneland Group in the UK. The company is based in St Helens, Merseyside and employs 50 staff working in various functions such as machinery sales, spare parts sales, aftersales service, accounts and marketing. The UK sales company has recently won awards for parts and service support and training.