Case IH

Case IH agricultural machinery is designed and built to deliver efficient power and agronomic advantages to increase yields and limit the cost of inputs. The brand is the choice of professional farmers around the world.

The Case IH brand and its iconic red color embody the tradition of leadership in agricultural equipment. Reliability and quality are at the heart of the full line of agricultural equipment, ranging from tractors to combine harvesters and tillage implements. The brand represents more than 170 years of expertise in the industry, including the legacies of Case, International Harvester and David Brown.

Case IH has built on that heritage and is recognized today as a global leader in powerful, reliable and highly efficient equipment that helps professional farmers meet the challenges of modern farming.

Case IH equipment is supported by a large network of field personnel, who live in the same communities as customers and provide the highest level of professional service right where customers need it.

HISTORY

1842

Jerome Increase Case founds the Racine Threshing Machine Works in Racine, Wisconsin, USA.​

1847

In Chicago, Cyrus McCormick founds the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, which will later become International Harvester.​

1869

Case produces the first steam-powered tractor.​

1892

Case builds the first gasoline-powered tractor.​

1919

International Harvester invents the first commercial power take-off, which premieres in the 8-16 model.​

1923

International Harvester launches the legendary Farmall, a unified system of tractors and implements for ploughing, cultivation and harvesting, featuring a revolutionary light design.​

1943

International Harvester creates first successful spindle cotton picker. "Old Red" was mounted on a Farmall Tractor H. Both are donated for display at the Smithsonian Institution.​

1977

International Harvester introduces the Axial-Flow combine, which greatly improves harvesting efficiency through its revolutionary rotor design.

1985

Case and the agricultural division of International Harvester merge to form Case IH.​

1986

Steiger joins the growing Case IH offering. In 1988, the first red 9100 series Case IH Steiger tractors are produced.​

1987

Case IH launches the Magnum tractor – the first all-new machine to come from the combined engineering of Case and International Harvester.​

1989

Case IH introduces the Maxxum tractor.​

1992

​Case IH celebrates its 150th anniversary serving the agriculture industry

1995

Breaking boundaries: Case IH is the first manufacturer to introduce precision farming technology: AFS.​

1996

The Steiger Quadtrac tractor is introduced.​

1999

Fiat Group acquires Case Corporation and merges it with New Holland N.V. to create CNH Global, a world leader in farm machinery and construction equipment.​

2011

Case IH forms part of Fiat Industrial, the demerged Capital Goods arm of Fiat Group.

2013

New beginnings: CNH Industrial is formed, following the merger of Fiat Industrial and CNH Global N.V.

2014

CNH Industrial inaugurates a new agricultural equipment manufacturing complex in Harbin, China​​​​

2016

Case IH reveals new autonomous concept vehicle​​​​

2017

Case IH and Case Construction Equipment celebrate their 175th anniversary​​​​

Awards

BRONZE INNOVATION MEDAL SIMA 2018

​​​For the XPower electrical weed control system with its 'electroherbicide' technology.

Awarded at the SIMA 2018 exhibition held in Paris, France.

TRACTOR OF THE YEAR 2019

The Maxxum 145 MultiController tractor won the award at the EIMA fair in Bologna, Italy.

The prize was awarded by a jury of experts representing the leading agriculture publications from across Europe.​

BEST DESIGN 2019

​The Maxxum 145 MultiController tractor, due to the positive impact of its re-styling, won the award at the EIMA fair in Bologna, Italy.

The prize was awarded by a jury of experts representing the leading agriculture publications from across Europe.​

2018 TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARD

​​The Puma 2254 tractor won a Technology Innovation Award at China's TOP50+ Agricultural Machinery Products of the Year Awards.

The award was conferred at a ceremony held in Beijing in conjunction with the agricultural machinery industry's sixth annual High-End Forum. The events were organized by the China Association of Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers (CAAMM), the Chinese Society for Agricultural Machinery (CSAM), and Farm Machinery magazine.

SILVER PRIZE FOR INNOVATION

​For the cabless Magnum CVX autonomous concept tractor.

The recognition comes from SIMA, the international farm machinery exhibition.​

AE50 INNOVATION AWARDS 2017

​For the Rowtrac® Carrier System for the Early Riser® 2160 Rowtrac® Front-Fold Planter, the Auxiliary Alternator Automation on the Early Riser® 2150 Front-Fold Planters, the Tiger-Mate 255 Field Cultivator, the Extended-Wear Rotor Inlet Transition Cone on the Axial-Flow® 240 Series, and the 4400 Series Corn Head Stalk Roll Spirals.

Recognised by ASABE (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers).​

AE50 INNOVATION AWARDS 2018

​For the In-Cab Split-Row Lift System for Early Riser® 2140 Pivot Transport Planter, the CVXDrive™ for Steiger® and Quadtrac®, the Nutri-Placer 930 HSLD (High-Speed Low Disturbance) Fertilizer Applicator, and the Trident 5550 Liquid/Dry Combination Applicator.

Recognized by ASABE (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers).​

MACHINE OF THE YEAR 2018

​For the Maxxum Multicontroller with ActiveDrive 8 transmission in the 'Mid-Class' category.

Conferred at Agritechnica 2017 trade fair held in Hannover, Germany. ​

GOOD DESIGN® AWARD 2017

​For the high horsepower, cabless autonomous concept tractor. 

This Awards Program recognizes the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world.​

MOST INFLUENCIAL BRAND AWARD

For its high horsepower tractors.

The award was conferred under the auspices of the China Association of Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers (CAAMM), China Association of Agricultural Mechanization (CAAM) and China Agricultural Machinery Distribution Association (CAMDA) at the 2015 China International Agriculture Machinery Exhibition (CIAME).​

TRACTOR OF THE YEAR 2017

For the Optum 300 CVX tractor.

Conferred at the EIMA 2016 exhibition held in Bologna, Italy.​

Tractor Of The Year 2017

​​​​The Case IH LUXXUM 120 elected finalist in the Best Utility category

For the prestigious award competition.

Gold/1st place at InterAGRO 2016 Awards

​For the Case IH Optum 300 CVX in the Category "Multipurpose Tractors" ​​

At the InterAGRO show in Ukraine.  

Bronze award/3rd place at InterAGRO 2016 Awards

​For the Case IH Magnum Rowtrac 380 CVT in the Category "Multipurpose tractors​" ​​

At the InterAGRO show in Ukraine.  

Bronze award/3rd place at InterAGRO 2016 Awards

​For the Case IH Axial-Flow Capacity Pivoting Spout of unloading auger in the Category "Unites and assemblies for agricultural machinery​​" ​​

At the InterAGRO show in Ukraine.  

“Best Farmer’s Tractor in 2016” Award

​​​​​For the Case IH LUXXUM Series

​​at the ATH Mechanization show in the Netherlands. ​

ZLF Innovation Prize 2016

​​For the ​​The Case IH LUXXUM Series

At the Bavarian Zentral-Landwirtschaftsfest (ZLF) in Munich, Germany.​

“Innovative Agricultural Product 2016” Award

​​​For the Case IH LUXXUM Series

by Polish experts and journalists at the Farmer Conference 2016. ​

TWO-STARS TECHNICAL INNOVATION AWARDS 2016

For the technology present on the Magnum Rowtrac tractor, the Axial-Flow XFlow Cleaning System present on the brand's combine harvester, the dual speed front Power take-off on the Optum CVX tractor, and the new engine brake system, also on the Optum CVX.

The winners were conferred by Fieragricola, together with the Italian agricultural trade magazine "Informatore Agrario".​

2016 TECHNICAL INNOVATION AWARD

For the Optum CVX's high-performance engine brake system.

Conferred at the International Agricultural Machinery Fair (FIMA) in Zaragoza, Spain.​

AE50 INNOVATION AWARDS 2016

For its Axial-Flow™ 140 Series Combines and Early Riser™ 2150 Front-Fold Planter.

Recognized by ASABE (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers).​

TECHNICAL INNOVATION AWARD

2014

For the pivoting grain spout on the Axial-Flow® combine.

At the 2014 edition of the International Fair of Agricultural Machinery (FIMA).​​

PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD

For its Axial-Flow 4077 combine harvester.

The award was conferred under the auspices of the China Association of Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers (CAAMM), China Association of Agricultural Mechanization (CAAM) and China Agricultural Machinery Distribution Association (CAMDA) at the 2015 China International Agriculture Machinery Exhibition (CIAME).​

International Machinery Manufacturer’s Awards (IMMA) - Silver Award in Harvest Machine Category

2014

For Case IH Axial-Flow 9230 Combine

At the UK’s Cereals Event (UK)

FENABRAVE Brand Award

2014

For Case IH brand

From National Federation of Motor Vehicles (FENABRAVE) (Brazil)

Earth Day Business Sustainability Award 2014

For Case IH Plant, Racine, Wisconsin, USA

From Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council (USA)

Gold Medal at the AGROTECH show

2014

​For the Case IH Farmall U PRO Tractor Series

At the International Fair of Agricultural Techniques AGROTECH in Kielce (Poland)

Bronze Anvil Award

2014

For Case IH NAFTA

From Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) (USA)

AE50 Outstanding Innovations Awards

2013

​​​For the Axial-Flow 30 Series cab, Pivoting spout unloading system on Axial-Flow 230 Series, Precision Disk 500 Disk Drill, Nutri-Placer 920 ​

Gold Medal at ASABE Silver Innovation Award

2013

​For the Magnum 370 CVX​​

At Robo-SharpenerKielce Fair (Poland)

Gold Medal at ASABE Silver Innovation Award

2013

​​For ​original exhibit and presentation style

At Robo-SharpenerKielce Fair (Poland).

MACHINE OF THE YEAR 2016

For the new Optum CVX tractor in the large tractor category.

Conferred by Deutscher Landwirtschaftsverlag (DLV), a German agricultural publishing group with over 30 print titles and more than 40 websites globally, announced at Agritechnica 2015 trade fair.​

Tractor Of The Year 2016

For the Case IH Puma 175 CVX tractor

From the Tractor of the Year award jury panel composed of a group of independent international journalists specialized in agricultural mechanization, for the best tractor in the European market

AE50 Outstanding Innovations Awards 2015

For Flip-Up Tall Corn Attachment for Case IH 4400 Series Corn Heads, Intermediate Wing Hinge for Case IH Precision Disk™ 500 Disk Drill, Indirect Engine Cooling System for Case IH Steiger® 620 HD Tractor, Case IH Magnum™ ROWTRAC™ Tractor, Case IH Ecolo-Tiger® 875 Disk Ripper,

From the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) (USA)

MACHINE OF THE YEAR 2015

For the new Magnum 380 CVX series in the XL Tractor category.

Conferred during SIMA 2015, an international agricultural trade show held in Paris, France.​

PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD 2015

For the AxialFlow® 4088 combine harvester.

The award was conferred under the auspices of the China Association of Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers (CAAMM), China Association of Agricultural Mechanization (CAAM) and China Agricultural Machinery Distribution Association (CAMDA) at the 2015 China International Agriculture Machinery Exhibition (CIAME).​

GOLD MEDAL AT THE AGROTECH SHOW 2015

2015

For the new Magnum 380 CVX tractor.

The award was conferred at Agrotech agricultural trade fair in Kielce, Poland.​

TRACTOR OF THE YEAR® 2015

For the Magnum 380 CVX tractor.

This award was conferred by a group of independent journalists specialized in agricultural mechanization, during EIMA International 2014.​

AE50 INNOVATION AWARDS 2014

For the the Axial-Flow® 230 series combines, the 4412 folding corn head and the Steiger® Rowtrac™ tractor

Recognised by ASABE (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers).​

MACHINE OF THE YEAR 2014

For the Quadtrac tractor in the XXL Tractor division.

Conferred by a judges' panel composed of journalists from the German Agricultural Publishing Association (Deutscher Landwirtschaftsverlag), at Agritechnica 2013, the international exhibition dedicated to agricultural machinery and equipment.​

Gold Award at the INTER AGRO show

2014

For the Case IH Aim-Command application system

At the INTER AGRO agricultural exhibition 2014 (Ukraine)

Silver Award at the INTER AGRO show

2014

For Case IH Robo-Sharpener

At the INTER AGRO agricultural exhibition 2014 (Ukraine)

Top Agrar magazine’s award

2014

For the Case IH Farmall U PRO Tractor Series

From Top Agrar magazine (Austria)