VST Tillers Tractors Ltd. was established in the year 1967 by the VST Group of companies, a well known century old business house in South India.
The founder of the group was Sri.V.S.Thiruvengadaswamy Mudaliar who started with humble beginnings under the VST & Sons banner in the year 1911. The group built its reputation through retailing of petroleum products and distribution of Automobiles in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
VST Tillers Tractors Ltd. was promoted by VST Motors as a joint venture with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, Japan. The company is now the largest manufacturer of Power Tillers in India.
Today, the VST family holds 51% of the equity in the listed company that has recorded consistent growth and has given excellent returns to its shareholders.
VST SHAKTI is India's No 1 brand in Power Tiller (walking Tractor) in India introduced over five decades ago. A pioneer in compact four - wheel drive tractors initially introduced as "VST Mitsubishi", has now expanded its presence under the brand "VST SHAKTI" with range of compact and agricultural Tractors.
Tractors are also being marketed under "FIELDTRAC" brand in various markets of European Union meeting the latest EU standards. It has state of the art plant at Malur and Hosur near Bangalore in India & at Mysore for precision components. The products are backed with contemporary testing and R&D facility meeting stringent Global standards.
With eye on global opportunity, the company has expanded its presence in more than 20 countries over a decade and established itself as a most preferred brand for the compact tractors