Three Tractor Assembly Centers Open
DULUTH, Ga.-AGCO Corporation has opened three new tractor assembly centers in the United States.
The centers, located near Baltimore, Md.; Houston, Texas; and Tacoma, Wash., are taking tractor and parts inventory from manufacturing facilities around the world for the AGCO, Challenger, Fendt, Massey Ferguson and Valtra brands.
These centers are located near major ports and close to markets with high demand for tractors manufactured and marketed by AGCO.
The assembly centers have created more than 60 new full-time jobs.
Celebrating FFA Heritage
DULUTH, Ga.-AGCO Corporation is proud to be a sponsor of the National FFA Collegiate Scholarship Program. Scholarships were announced at the 81st National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.
AGCO support for the 2007-08 FFA Collegiate Scholarship Program continues a 62 year history of corporate support for FFA. The program provides individual scholarships worth more than $2.2 million through the National FFA Organization.
Since the program began in 1984, $28 million have been awarded. The scholarship program has grown from 16 awards in its first year to 1,863 given out to 2008 graduating high school and first year college students.
Recipients of AGCO Corporation sponsored scholarships included students from Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Ohio.