Winnipeg, Manitoba-based farm equipment manufacturer Buhler Industries is reporting progress on finding a new long-term investor. The company that employs around 800 people building Versatile tractors and Farm King equipment announced in July that it had hired Toronto-based Origin Merchant Partners to find an investor who is committed to “preserving the legacy of the iconic… Read More

The company that builds Versatile tractors and Farm King equipment says it’s working with a Toronto-based investment bank to find a new long-term investment partner. Without sharing many details on why, a press release issued by Buhler Industries says it has engaged Origin Merchant Partners to find an investor who is “driven by a commitment… Read More

Tractor-maker Versatile is moving toward a future with autonomous tractors through a partnership with Alberta-based Mojow Autonomous Solutions. Mojow, which was founded in 2020, has completed three months of testing its EYEBOX controller on a high-horsepower four-wheel-drive Versatile tractor, controlling all the tractor functions, including steering, propulsion, lights, ignitition and activation of hydraulics. “We are… Read More

The previous owner and namesake of Buhler Industries has sold his remaining stake in the Winnipeg, Man.-based company to Russian farm equipment maker Rostselmash. John Buhler sold 80.4 per cent of the shares in Buhler Industries to Rostselmash for $145 million in 2007. On December 22, 2021, Buhler and Highland Park Financial Inc., which he… Read More

Buhler Industries’ recently unveiled new tractor is not short of features. Del Fast, product manager with Versatile say the new DeltaTrack tractors have a number of changes — increased horsepower, transmission improvements for more consistent shifting, hydraulics, and more. “We’ve also added some other features, as far as the inside of the cab is concerned…. Read More

Versatile, a division of Buhler Industries Inc., is introducing their new DeltaTrack and four-wheel drive models for 2022. The tractors feature more power, improved features, newly available options, and an updated appearance. New models 530, 580, and 620 have a larger cooling package designed to improve airflow and cooling capacity, improved transmission, and advanced hydraulic… Read More

The only tractor manufacturer based in Canada is reporting a jump in sales in its year-end financials. Buhler Industries, which makes and sells Versatile tractors and Farm King equipment, says it saw gross revenue of $249.6 million in fiscal 2020, up from $229.1 million in 2019. The company says the increased sales were “a result… Read More

Versatile offered visitors to Manitoba Ag Days a sneak peek at the company’s newest combine. The RT520 will be replacing the RT490, with improvements in the cab comfort, mechanics and overall design, explains Adam Reid, director of marketing for Versatile “The biggest difference by far, is the cab,” notes Reid. Besides a more modern design,… Read More

If there was a “celebrity” category for machinery, Versatile’s one-of-a-kind four-axle, articulated tractor might top the list. Nearly everyone who passed by it at Ag in Motion this week stopped to take or pose for a photo with “Big Roy.” As part of the company’s 50th anniversary celebration, Versatile unveiled the fully-restored 600 horsepower machine… Read More

Versatile sparked plenty of buzz on social media with news the tractor company is going back to its old colours for a run of 50th anniversary models in 2016. The online hoopla moved into the real world at the Western Canadian Crop Production Show in Saskatoon last week as the first retro-looking model to roll out of the… Read More

Versatile has developed a new DeltaTrack for low-speed, high-torque requirements, the company has announced. Called the DeltaTrack Creeper, the tractor is the first of its kind to be factory-approved for use in low speed applications such as tile plowing. The DeltaTrack Creeper is based on the DeltaTrack Scraper Special but will run in-field at a… Read More

 

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