1942

SAME is established (Società Accomandita Motori Endotermici).


1973

Acquisition of Lamborghini Trattori (Italy).


1978/1979

Acquisition of Hürlimann (Switzerland), the SAME+LAMBORGHINI+HÜRLIMANN Group (SLH) is born.


1995

Acquisition of DEUTZ-FAHR (Germany), the SAME DEUTZ-FAHR Group is born.


1996

SAME DEUTZ-FAHR sets up a joint venture with Greaves Ltd for the production of tractors and engines in India.


2002

SAME DEUTZ-FAHR acquires all shares held by Greaves Ltd, and the Indian company is renamed SAME DEUTZ-FAHR India.


2005

SAME DEUTZ-FAHR Combines (Croatia) is established.


2011

Acquisition of Grégoire (France) and Joint venture 50/50 with Changlin (China).


2014

SAME DEUTZ-FAHR Traktör Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Turkey) is established and SDF acquired Agricultural Equipment (China).


2015

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.


2016

SDF acquired the majority and control of the Chinese joint venture.