Founded in 1837, John Deere® has since been providing the industry with products to help those who are linked to the land. This family-oriented company maintains the founders' core values of innovation, integrity, quality, and commitment when manufacturing all its products. John Deere was a blacksmith who evolved into being a plow manufacturer. Over the years, the company has become a manufacturer of heavy-duty equipment for landscaping and grounds care, agriculture, lawn and garden, forestry, and construction applications. John Deere also manufactures replacement parts and other solutions for engine and drivetrain as well as for golf and sports turf and government and military vehicles.