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Special edition Puma CVX tractor marks Case IH’s 175th birthday

Case IH is to produce 175 limited edition Puma 175 CVX tractors to celebrate the brand’s 175 year heritage.

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To mark 175 years since the founding of the company which became today’s Case IH Agriculture, the firm has created a 175th anniversary version of the Puma 175 CVX tractor.

 

Available in a limited production run of 175 units, the jubilee edition also marks ten years’ production of the Puma line which spans 150 to 240hp (rated), built at the firm’s Austrian plant in St. Valentin.

 

The Puma 175 CVX Jubilee Edition is finished in a distinctive ‘Viper Stryker’ pearlescent red inherited from the Case IH Autonomous Concept Vehicle (ACV). It also carries 175th anniversary decals. Anyone who orders a Puma 175 CVX in the limit of the available stock will receive delivery of a limited edition version at no additional cost.

Origins of Case

Jerome Increase Case

Jerome Increase Case founded his farm equipment business in 1842, in the US town of Racine, Wisconsin, where the worldwide headquarters of the Case IH Agricultural business remain today.

 

In 1869, Case manufactured the first steam-engined tractor designed to power stationary implements, and seven years later built the first self-propelled traction steam engine. As steam power began to supersede horses for operating threshing machines, the J I Case Threshing Machine Company became the world’s largest producer of steam engines by 1886.

 

In 1902, five US farm equipment firms merged to form the International Harvester Company. Case IH was created in 1985 when Case acquired the ag division of International Harvester.

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