Deere & Company, founded in 1837, grew from a
one-man blacksmith shop into a worldwide corporation
that today does business in more than 160 countries
and employs approximately 43,000 people worldwide.
The company is guided today, as it has been since
1837, by John Deere's original values: a commitment
to product quality, customer service, business integrity,
and a high regard for individual contribution. The
company strives to create shareholder value through its
pursuit of and profitable growth.