SAME is established (Società Accomandita Motori Endotermici).
Acquisition of Lamborghini Trattori (Italy).
Acquisition of Hürlimann (Switzerland), the SAME+LAMBORGHINI+HÜRLIMANN Group (SLH) is born.
Acquisition of DEUTZ-FAHR (Germany), the SAME DEUTZ-FAHR Group is born.
SAME DEUTZ-FAHR sets up a joint venture with Greaves Ltd for the production of tractors and engines in India.
SAME DEUTZ-FAHR acquires all shares held by Greaves Ltd, and the Indian company is renamed SAME DEUTZ-FAHR India.
SAME DEUTZ-FAHR Combines (Croatia) is established.
Acquisition of Grégoire (France) and Joint venture 50/50 with Changlin (China).
SAME DEUTZ-FAHR Traktör Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Turkey) is established and SDF acquired Agricultural Equipment (China).
SAME DEUTZ-FAHR changed its brand name to SDF. The new trademark, which will nevertheless express the same content and values as the previous, is designed to better reflect the Group’s structure and size: a high degree of internationalisation from the standpoint of both sales and production facilities, with a brand portfolio that, in terms of quality and complexity, goes well beyond the two main ones of DEUTZ-FAHR and SAME.
SDF acquired the majority and control of the Chinese joint venture.