Buhler Marks Tractor Milestone
Buhler Industries Inc. commemorated the production of the 50,000th articulated 4WD tractor produced at its facility in
The 50,000th Versatile-built 4WD has been purchased by Canagro Exports Inc., a Buhler Versatile dealer from Winkler, MB and it will be exported to
The first articulated Versatile 4WD was produced in 1966 to meet the demand for farms in
The Versatile factory produced red 4WD tractors under the Versatile brand name until 1987 when the company was purchased by Ford New Holland. Ford Versatile tractors were produced with Ford’s blue-and-white paint scheme followed by New Holland’s blue paint scheme until 2000 when the factory changed hands again, this time becoming a division of Buhler Industries Inc.
This also marked the return to red paint; tractor production has continued, and Buhler Versatile has since introduced a new series of articulated 4WD tractors, the High Horsepower Tractor Series, available with 435, 485 or 535 hp ratings.