About Kverneland Group
Kverneland Group is a leading international company developing, producing and distributing agricultural machinery and services.
Strong focus on innovation allows us to provide a unique and broad product range with high quality. Kverneland Group offers an extensive package aimed at the professional farming community, covering the areas of soil and seeding equipment, forage and bale equipment, spreading, spraying and electronic solutions for agricultural tractors and machinery.
The Group was founded in 1879. Kverneland Group’s factories are located in Norway, Denmark, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Italy, Russia and China. The Group has own sales companies in 17 countries and exports to another 60 countries. At the end of 2023, Kverneland Group had 2,863 employees, of which 79% worked outside Norway.
A Long Respected Tradition
The history of Kverneland dates back to 1879 when the founder, Ole Gabriel Kverneland, built a forge to manufacture scythes, in the village of Kvernaland near Stavanger in Norway. Later O.G. Kverneland started production of small ploughs. Kverneland remained a family owned and managed business until the company was listed on the stock exchange in 1983.
Growth Through Acquisitions
Since the mid 1990s Kverneland Group has expanded considerably through acquisitions of a number of well-known manufacturers of agricultural implements.
Kverneland Groups Vision
Being a leading provider of intelligent and efficient farming systems contributing to sustainable agriculture, serving the world’s growing population.
2019 - Celebrating 140 years of business
Kverneland Group celebrates its corporate anniversary of 140 years, as a leading international company developing, producing and distributing agricultural machinery and services.
2022 – Kverneland Group acquires ROC
Kverneland Group acquires 80% of the shares in ROC S.R.L. located in Italy. ROC is a global pioneer in the development and manufacturing of mergers, further strengthening Kverneland Group’s strategic commitment to hay and forage harvesting