Tractors and Farm
Equipment Limited (TAFE), was launched in 1960 at Chennai, to produce
and market different Massey Ferguson tractors and similar farm equipment in
India. Being one of the largest tractor manufacturers in India, TAFE's aims
at becoming the first choice of customers in India and to make its mark in
Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited (TAFE), is a member of the
Amalgamations Group of Chennai. This company has four plants involved in
tractor manufacturing at Mandidheep (Bhopal), Kallidaipatti (Madurai),
Doddabalbur (Bangalore) and in Chennai. They have a diverse interests in
Diesel Engines, Tractors and related farm machinery, Automobile components ,
lubricants, panel instruments, hydraulic pumps, Engineering Tools , Storage
Batteries, Paints , Engineering Plastics , Automobile franchises and
Printing apart from interests in Agribusiness, book selling and publishing.
The leadership technology of this Group is based on foreign method.
TAFE has a joint venture with AGCO
Corporation, headquartered in Duluth, Georgia,which is amongst the largest
manufacturers, designers and distributors of agricultural equipment in the
world. Its products are being marketed in over 140 countries. TAFE has a
chain of over 500 dealers, branches, service outlets as well as its own
sales offices and depots all across India. The company is enhancing farm
productivity, prosperity and profits by delivering complete farming
solutions to its buyers. Besides achieving heights in the tractor market,
company has spread its reach to several other fields as well.
An array of matching trailers, implements and accessories were developed by
TAFE. These are marketed through TAFE's dealer network by a totally owned
subsidiary, TAFE Access Limited (TAL). Through TAL, they are also involved
in the marketing and distribution of lubricants and greases for tractors.
TAFE also has a section for the manufacture of Hydraulic pumps and Gears for
tractors. The company also produces panel instruments, not only for captive
use but also to meet the demands of the growing automobile industry in
TAFE has become the first choice of the buyers because of its quality
oriented services. They have enough of experience in the same field which
compel the buyers to rely on without giving it a second thought.