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VST started in the year 1911
VST Tillers Tractors Ltd. is part of VST Group that was founded by Late Sri. V. S. Thiruvengadaswamy Mudaliar in the year 1911.
Promoter VST Motors Pvt Ltd secures industrial license to manufacture power tiller
The Government of Mysuru allots 18.5 acres of land and agrees to invest Rs 15 lakhs by Equity Capital and thus the first agro based industry in Mysuru state was established
The Govt. of India grants an industrial license to manufacture Power Tillers
Joint Venture agreement signed by V T Padmanaban with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) & Mitsubishi Shoji Kaisha, Japan
VST Tillers Tractors Ltd was incorporated
Purchase of land from Mysuru industrial area development board at Whitefield
Dr Sir A Ramaswamy Mudaliar appointed as 1st Chairman along with Mr V.T Krishnamoorthy and Mr V.T Velu as Managing Director
Honorable Chief Minister of Mysuru State, Shri Veerendra Patil releases first batch of Power Tiller
Construction of factory building completed. K. Yamamoto takes over as technical director to lead the for indigenization program
Mr V. T Padmanaban takes over as Chairman
Smt. Kamala Bai Ammal inaugurates the factory
High level world bank delegates visit the factory and gives excellent rating
First batch power tiller export to African countries
Mr. V.T Padmanaban, Chairman passes away and Mr. V.T Krishnamoorthy succeeds as Chairman
Introduction of Power tiller with water cooled engine
The Govt. of India grants permission to manufacture 4WD tractors in the range of 14 to 20 bhp
Technical collaboration with Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery(MAM) for the manufacturing of India 1st 4 wheel drive (WD) MT 180D. Product lunch on 8th November 1985 by Mr. S. Inoue, President MAM
Preferential capital of rupees 15 lakhs redeemed
Subsidiary in Power tiller was introduced by Govt. of India
Mr. V.T Velu relinquishes his post of Managing Director and takes over as Chairman after guiding the company for over two decades without drawing any remuneration. Mr. V.P Mahendra succeeded him
Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Devi Lal visits the factory and recommends subsidy for small tractors
Celebrated Silver Jubilee
Declaration of Maiden dividend
Central Agricultural Minister Shri. Balram Jhakar launches VST Shakti 130 DI Power Tiller
VST precision components Ltd. was promoted by the company along with Kinsho-Matachi Corporation, Japan for the manufacture of the crucial engine components
Mr. V.T Velu retires as the chairman and is succeeded by Mr. V.K Surendra
VST Precision Components merges with VST Tillers Tractors Ltd
VST awarded contract to supply 1500 Power Tillers to Assam under World Bank Scheme
Company achieves milestone of 10000 Power Tillers and continues to remain a leader
Joint venture agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Limited to manufacture Diesel engines at Mysuru
Bonus share declared
Setting up training center at Bhubaneswar in association with department of agriculture
April 2013 launching of VT 224-1D (22 HP) tractor
Hosur plant inaugurated for the manufacturing of Tractor
Record profit (PBT) of Rs. 122 crores
On 12/May/2015 we rolled out the 3,00,000th Power Tiller
VTTL-PCD have been conferred with “Best Supplier Award” by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries – VST Diesel Engines Pvt Limited at the supplier meet held on 26/06/2015. We have bagged this in New Product Development – Sub Contract Parts category, for the cam shafts’ supplied to them
Management has signed the Memorandum Of Settlement with the Union of Precision Components Division, Mysuru on 19th June 2015 in the Office of Deputy Commissioner Labour, Bengaluru
VST Tillers Ltd. has entered into Technology transfer Agreement with M/s. Kukje Machinery Co., Ltd, Korea for Manufacture of Higher HP Tractor (Branson 5025R model) in India
The Tractor will be Co-Branded as "VST SHAKTI BRANSON". M/s. Kukje Machinery Co., Ltd is part of Tong Yang Moolsan Co., Ltd, Korea (TYM) group and it exports tractors to USA in the brand name of "BRANSON"
"BRANSON" is a well-known brand in USA having good track record of quality & customer satisfaction
The New facility for power tiller manufacturing started
Company celebrated Golden Jubilee – completed 50 Years of operations in domestic Market
VST SHAKTI 270 MT HT launched.
The new Vision, Mission & Values set for Organization.
Launch of Gro Tech [ Crop solutions ] which helps in improving Yield through scientific Methods.
Singed MOU with Zetor Tractors for Joint development of product, manufacturing and business plan for tractors with a horse power greater than 36 HP.
Launch of 171 Single Cylinder.
Launch of 30 HP tractor - First company to introduce 30 HP in Indian tractor Industry.
Launch of Viraaj Facelift for Domestic Market.
VST Tillers Tractors Ltd., India entered in to Strategic alliance with Pubert India on May 12, 2020. Alliance will strengthen the VST’s focus to provide solutions for marginal farmers, This will empower our farmers with affordable mechanization in a period where the costs are raising and there is huge scarcity of labour.