John Deere is an America based company that is dedicated to manufacturing construction, agricultural and forestry related machinery, in addition to lawn care equipment, diesel engines, and drive trains used heavy equipment. Apart from that, the company also offers financial services in the industry. As of 2014, it is the 80th company listed in the Fortune 500 companies of America. The company’s logo is made of a leaping deer, with different color combinations for construction and agricultural products.
John Deere, the founder of the company was born in Vermont in 1804, but moved to Illinois in 1836 to establish a general repair shop in the village. He started manufacturing small tools like shovels and pitchforks for local people, and became popular when he used a Scottish steel saw blade to make a plow. With this innovation, the company John Deere was created in 1837.