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#1 Gary from Muleshoe ONLINE  

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Posted October 22, 2011 - 07:13 PM

Just wondering who did Jacobson make garden tractors for besides Ford. I had heard that the early MMs & Olivers were Jocobsons???:pushmower:

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Posted October 23, 2011 - 06:26 AM

Here ya go, a full list of all the who did what for who.


AGCO outdoor power

Made by Simplicity


AGCO-ALLIS Outdoor Power:

Made By Simplicity


ALLIS-CHALMERS Outdoor Power:

Made By Simplicity

Allis owned Simplicity from 1965 to 1985 Simplicity continued to produce it for Allis after that.


ARIENS CORP:

ARIEN’S Brand

GRAVELY as of 1982

NATIONAL MOWER as of 2006

LOCKE as of 2006

EVERRIDE as of 2007

GREATDANE as of 2007 prior owned JOHN DEERE

STENS PARTS

BYNORM PARTS

Arien’s in the past has made Tractors under the SPERRY NEW HOLLAND name and snow blower and tillers under the JOHN DEERE name as well as snow blowers under the MAC name.


BOLENS:

Prior ownership

BOLENS

FMC

TROY-BILT

MTD as of 2002


CASE:

Bought out COLT in 1964

1983 was sold to Jack INGERSOLL


CRAFTSMAN:

Manufactures of Craftsman products

DAVID BRADLEY

ROPER

MTD

MURRAY

AYP

HUSQVARNA

JOHN DEERE

CUB CADET as of 2009

ARIENS

BOBCAT MOWERS

SIMPLICITY


CUB CADET:

I.H. CUB

MTD/CCC

LAWN BOY AND TORO made products in the past under I.H. CUB CADET label snow blowers from TORO and push mowers from LAWNBOY


DEUTZ-ALLIS Outdoor products:

Made by SIMPLICITY


DIXION

Owned By Husqvarna Outdoor Power


DYNAMARK:

Made by AMF & MURRAY


ECONOMY:

OR JIM DANDY & POWER KING


FORD Outdoor power:

Made by JACOBSON,GILSON & TORO/WHEELHORSE

.

GIBSON TRACTOR:

GIBSON.


GIERE:

MOUNTAINEER 1&2


GILSON:

GILSON

MONTGOMERY WARDS

LAWN BOY Bought Gilson in 1988


GRAVELY CORP:

Prior Ownership

GRAVELY

STUDEBAKER

Studebaker-Worthington

1982 Sold to Ariens. Currently imports Rapid tractors


HOMELITE:

Prior makers of the Tractor

SIMPLICITY

JACOBSON

Asset sold to JOHN DEERE IN THE 1990’S Original name of the JOHN DEERE SABRE was going to be DEERELITE

Currently own by a Korean manufacturing company\


HONDA outdoor power:

HONDA

JOHN DEERE in the 1990’S produced certain models under the Honda Label

HONDA lawn tractors now sold overseas not in U.S.


HUSQVARNA former owners ELECTROLUX

Brands produced by HUSQVARNA

HUSQVARNA

AYP

CRAFTSMAN

DIXON

POLUAN

POLUAN PRO

WEEDEATER

YAZOO-KEE

JOHANSON

BLACK MAX sold at SAM’S CLUB

RYOBI sold at HOMEDEPOT.


INGERSOLL

Prior and current owners

COLT

CASE

JACK INGERSOLL

ROTHBERGER-GROUP

EASTMAN INDUSTRIES as of APRIL 2006


JACOBSON

JACOBSON

TEXTRON

Jacobson Made Tractors Under several labels Here are a Few:

FORD

HOMELITE

MINNEAPOLIS-MOLINE

OLIVER

WHITE Outdoor Prior to MTD Taking Over Production for white in 1975


JOHN DEERE

JOHN DEERE

SABO

SABRE became the L & LA 100 SERIES on a new frame made at JD plant in Tn.

SCOTTS After 1998 made on same frame as Sabre

One Craftsman lawn tractor in 1990’s based on saber lawn tractor.


KUBOTA CORP:

KUBOTA


LAWNBOY prior owners and today’s owners

LAWNBOY

GISON

TORO as of 1990


MASSEY FERGUSON outdoor power

AMF

SNAPPER

INGERSOLL

SIMPLICITY


MTD BRAND’S:

MTD

MTD PRO

BOLENS as of 2001

WHITE OUTDOOR as of 1981

YARDMAN as of 1975

MASSEY-FERGUSON in Europe AS OF 2006

LAWNFLITE

COLUMBIA

TORO tractors as of 2007

TROY-BILT as of 2001

CUB CADET AS OF April 1981.

SCOTTS all wheel steer tractors


MURRAY Prior and today’s owners:

MURRAY UNTIL 1993

TOMKINS 1993 TO 2004 Noma products was bought then as well

BRIGGS & STRATTON AS OF 2004 to present

After MTD made Scotts tractor MURRAY made them for HOMEDEPOT until 1998 when JOHN DEERE took over production from the 1999 year

They also produced the STANLY BRAND as well as Dynamark & Noma


NEW HOLLAND outdoor products: produced by

ARIENS

TORO/WHEELHORSE


POLUAN & POLAUN PRO produced by

ELECTROLUX/AYP

AS OF 2007 Husqvarna is the parent company


POWER KING produce by and produced for

(JIM DANDY/ECONOMY)

POWERKING produced Garden tractors for SNAPPER IN THE MID TO LATE 1990’S

ASSESTS OF POWER KING where bought by YAZOO-KEY

YAZOO-KEY Assests Bought by Husqvarna


ROPER brands produced

ROPER

CRAFTSMEN

RALLY

POULAN

HUSQVARNA

BECAME AYP IN the late 1980’S after it was Bought by Electrolux in 1988

Now under Husqvarna label.


SABO: Made by

JOHN DEERE IN Germany on the SABRE frame orange is the color


SABRE made by

JOHN DEERE ON late 1980’s and early 1990’s STX & GT275 FRAMES transitioned to the L100 frame last year of production


SCOTT’S made by

MTD

MURRAY

JOHN DEERE


SIMPLICITY:

Owned by

SIMPLICITY until 1965 when ALLIS-CHALMERS bought then until 1985

SIMPLICITY 1985 until 2006

BRIGGS & STRATTON 2006 TO PREASENT

BRANDS MADE AND UNDER SIMPLICITY CURRENT AND NON CURRENT

ALLIS-CHALMERS

DEUTZ-ALLIS

AGCO-ALLIS

AGCO

MASSEY FREGUSON

HOMELITE

MONTGOMERY WARDS

SNAPPER

FERRIS.


SNAPPER made by and for

SNAPPER

MASSEY-FERGUSON

POWER KING made garden tractor for them in late 1990’s

2004 SIMPLICITY BOUGHT SNAPPER

2006 BRIGGS & STRATTON BOUGHT THEM ALL


SPEEDEX Came from the same Family(POND Family) that Developed Wheel Horse

owned By:

Harold Pond

Sold To Maury Foote and Jerry Stowe

General Combustion

Trans Tech International, Ltd.


STEINER: MADE BY AND owned by

STEINER SOLD IN 1990’S TO TEXTRON

JACOBSON

0WNED BY TEXTRON UNTIL MID 2000’S

Now owned by Commercial Grounds Care, Inc: WHO ALSO MAKE BOBCAT MOWERS.


TORO: corp. owns the following brands or rights to them

WHEELHORSE bought from AMC in 1989 prior to late 1970’s it was its own company

GILSON Bought by Toro in 1989

LAWN BOY

EXMARK

They also produce tractors for FORD,FORD/NEW HOLLAND & NEW HOLLAND

Since 2007 MTD make’s the TORO lawn and garden tractors


TROY-BILT owned by and tractor made

GARDEN WAY until 2001

Since 2001 owned by MTD

Bought Bolens in the late 1980’s


VENTRAC:

Made by founding family of STEINIER when they became dissatisfied with the way TEXTRON was handling STEINER. The company is currently called VENTURE PRODUCTS and the attachment from both STEINER and VENTRAC are interchangeable


WALKER: brands they produce and some of there customers

WALKER

EXMARK.


WHEELHORSE: PARENT COMPANIES

WHEELHORSE

AMERICAN MOTORS CORP(AMC)

TORO.


WHITE OUTDOOR owners

Owned by MTD since 1981


YARDMAN owners

Owned by MTD since 1975
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Posted October 23, 2011 - 08:36 AM

That's quite an exhaustive list! Did you find it somewhere or compile it yourself?

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Posted October 23, 2011 - 09:34 AM

Nice list!!!

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Posted October 23, 2011 - 10:27 AM

I wish I had the time to do that, but I copied it from the other place, sorry, other guys

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Posted October 23, 2011 - 06:33 PM

I had no idea the list would be that HUGE.

I borrow stuff from the other place from time to time:toilethead:.It's a bit older than GTT but we're getting to the point of not needing anything.Site is Maturing very nicely.:worshippy1:

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Posted October 24, 2011 - 06:06 AM

I have seen that list. Never dawned on me to bring a copy here. DUH! Thanks, Keith. Maybe we can find a good place to put it so it will be easier to find.

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Posted October 24, 2011 - 06:49 AM

Yes ,I too have seen it and never thought about having it here.Thanks Keith.

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Posted October 30, 2011 - 06:07 AM

Great info, but now I have a headache.:worshippy2:




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