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CNH Global N.V.
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Type Public (NYSE: CNH)
Founded 1996
Location Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Key people Katherine M. Hudson, Chairman
Harold Boyanovsky, CEO
Industry Agricultural equipment
Construction equipment
Capital lending
Products Tractors
Combine harvesters
Excavators
Backhoe loaders
Revenue $ 11.545 billion (2004)
Employees 25,700
Website www.cnh.com/

CNH Global N.V. (short for Case-New Holland; NYSE: CNH-ADR's) is the second largest manufacturer of agricultural equipment and the third largest maker of construction equipment in the world. Based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in the most recent year it produced $11,545 million in revenues, and is 91% owned by Fiat. Jump to: navigation, search A public company is a company owned by the public. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Jump to: navigation, search Amsterdam Location Country The Netherlands Province North Holland Population 739,295 (1 January 2005) Coordinates 4°54E - 52°22N Website www. ... Farm equipment is any kind of machinery used on a farm to help with farming. ... Jump to: navigation, search A postage stamp of a combine honors Russian agriculture. ... A tracked excavator by Daewoo. ... Backhoe loader, also called a Loader backhoe, is an engineering vehicle, consists of a tractor, front shovelbucket and small backhoe in the rear. ... In business, revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives from its activities, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... Jump to: navigation, search The front page of the English Wikipedia Web site. ... Jump to: navigation, search New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is the largest stock exchange in the world, although its trading volume was exceeded by that of NASDAQ (historic comparison graph {pdf}) during the 1990s. ... Manufacturing is the transformation of raw materials into finished goods for sale, or intermediate processes involving the production or finishing of semi-manufactures. ... Farm equipment is any kind of machinery used on a farm to help with farming. ... Jump to: navigation, search Amsterdam Location Country The Netherlands Province North Holland Population 739,295 (1 January 2005) Coordinates 4°54E - 52°22N Website www. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search Fiat S.p. ...


CNH Global's main competitor in the agriculture market is Deere & Company, while it is behind CAT (#1) and Komatsu (#2) in the construction arena. A John Deere 7800 tractor attached to a corn planter A JD 9410 combine A John Deere 9520T A John Deere 9860 STS combine Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) an American corporation based in Moline, Illinois is the leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery including tractors, combine harvesters, balers, and forestry equipment... Caterpillar Inc. ... Jump to: navigation, search Komatsu Limited (formally 株式会社小松製作所, commonly コマツ) (TYO: 6301) is a Japanese company on the Nikkei 225 index that manufactures construction and mining equipment, silicon wafers, lasers, and thermoelectric modules. ...


Farm implements include: attachments and loaders for tractors, commercial and residential mowers, harvesters, hay balers, planting and seeding equipment, sprayers, tillage equipment, and tractors, and account for around 70% of sales. The company makes a wide range of construction machinery including: articulated trucks, backhoe loaders, crawler loaders, directional drills, dozers, excavators - wheeled and crawler, forklifts, graders, skid steer loaders (miniloader), telescopic handlers, and wheel loaders. CNH sells its products through 12,000 dealers and distributors in 160 countries. It also receives a portion of its revenue from its CNH Capital division, which provides capital lending to equipment buyers in Canada and the United States.


CNH has 31 factories in 16 countries, including two each in China and India, one in Uzbekistan, and 12 in the United States. It also has 26 research and development (R&D) centers in 12 countries. A factory (previously manufactory) or manufacturing plant is a large industrial building where workers manufacture goods or products. ... The phrase research and development (also R and D or R&D) has a special commercial significance apart from its conventional coupling of research and technological development. ...

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Planted seeds

The combined companies of CNH Global have a strong and rich, 170-year, tradition in the manufacture of agricultural equipment.


The combined company traces its International Harvester (IH) roots back to 1830s, and Robert McCormick in Virginia developing his mechanical reaper. The McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, formed in Chicago, 1848, would become International Harvester in 1902 with Cyrus H. McCormick, Roberts' son, as its leader. International Harvester was an American corporation based in Chicago that produced a multitude of agricultural machinery and vehicles. ... Jump to: navigation, search // Events and Trends Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday Dutch-speaking farmers known as Voortrekkers emigrate northwards from the Cape Colony Croquet invented in Ireland Railroad construction begins in earnest in the United States Egba refugees fleeing the Yoruba civil wars found the city of Abeokuta... Robert McCormick (1800 - 1890) was a British Royal Navy surgeon, explorer and naturalist. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Senators John Warner (R) George Allen (R) Official language(s) English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


While the McCormick’s were building IH, Jerome Increase Case was also forging ahead with Racine Threshing Machine Works in 1842, in Racine, Wisconsin. J. I. Case’s wooden thresher would bring a ten-fold increase, over hand thresher, to grain production. In 1869 Case produced a belt-driven steam-boiler thresher; this innovation would lead the company to become the larger maker of steam engines by 1886. Jump to: navigation, search 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Racine is a city located in Racine County, Wisconsin. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ...


Steyr was founded in 1864 Austria by Josef Werndl to make bicycles. In 1915 Steyr rolled out its first tractor, and the popular 180-model was introduced in 1947. The company introduced the first crop loader and the first four-wheel drive tractor in the 1960s. Jump to: navigation, search 1864 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... This mountain bicycle features oversized tires, a sturdy frame, front shock absorbers, and handlebars oriented perpendicular to the bikes axis Bicycle may also refer to Bicycle Playing Cards. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search The 1960s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ...


Alexandre Braud built a stationary thresher in 1875, in Loire-Atlantique region of western France. Braud was born and a factory constructed in Saint Mars-La-Jaille, France in 1898, then moved to Coex. It produced the first grape harvester in 1975, the model 1020, and then the legendary model 1014 in 1979. 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Loire-Atlantique (formerly Loire-Inférieure) is a département on the west coast of France named after the Loire River and the Atlantic Ocean. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ...


New Holland, Pennsylvania was the site that gave its name to the company founded by Abe Zimmerman in 1895, the New Holland Machine Company. In 1899 Zimmerman rolled-out his portable feed mill, the first freeze-proof cylinder tank engine came in 1901, and the first stone crusher was unveiled in 1910. New Holland is a borough located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 5,092. ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1899 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


CNH also includes the tractor businesses of both Fiat and Ford; the combination of threshing machine maker Werkhuizen Leon Claeys, founded by Leon Claeys in 1906; and Emerson and Kenneth Summach's Flex-Coil, founded in 1952 to produce the coil packer, which is used in the seeding process. Jump to: navigation, search Fiat S.p. ... Ford may mean a number of things: A ford is a river crossing. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1906 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1952 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Brands

Jump to: navigation, search Case IH (for International Harvester) is an international manufacturer and marketer of agriculture, or farm equipment products. ... New Holland could refer to several things: Several former Dutch colonies were known as New Holland: northeast coast Brazil, capital Mauritsstad (now Recife), see Dutch West India Company. ... Steyr Tractor (properly called Steyr Landmaschinentechnik AG) is a manufacturer of tractors in Steyr, Austria. ... Jump to: navigation, search Case CE, also Case Construction Equipment or simply Case, is a brand of construction equipment from CNH Global. ... New Holland could refer to several things: Several former Dutch colonies were known as New Holland: northeast coast Brazil, capital Mauritsstad (now Recife), see Dutch West India Company. ... Jump to: navigation, search Kobelco Welding of Europe B.V. located in Heerlen in the Netherlands was established by Kobe Steel, Ltd. ...

Subsidiaries

  • CNH Capital America LLC
  • New Holland North America
  • Kobelco Construction Machinery America LLC

External links

  • CNH Global Website

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JS Online: CNH Global receives $55 million order (660 words)
CNH Global of Racine has landed a $55 million order for tractors and cotton pickers destined for Turkmenistan.
The tractors will be delivered to the Central Asian country by the end of the year, Michael Edmondson, a CNH regional president, said Monday in a telephone interview from Italy.
CNH Global has more than 1,000 tractors in Turkmenistan, one of five former Soviet republics in Central Asia.
CNH-Power Components | ABOUT US | Overview (473 words)
CNH is one of the largest manufacturers of Agricultural and industrial equipment in the world producing literally thousands of high quality components for the manufacture of a wide range of off highway vehicles.
CNH Power Components is the organisation that works with OEM companies helping them to take advantage of the tremendous manufacturing and purchasing power of CNH when selecting components for their own vehicles or machines.
CNH Power Components is part of the CNH Global N.V. one of the largest manufacturers of agricultural and off-road industrial equipment in the world, with an annual turnover in excess of 10 bn.
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