Posted June 14, 2022

John Deere announces agreement with Wacker Neuson on 0 to 9 metric ton excavators

John Deere and Wacker Neuson will collaborate on the development of John Deere excavators less than 5 metric tons that will be designed and manufactured by Wacker Neuson; John Deere will develop and manufacture 5 to 9 metric ton excavators, incorporating designs from Wacker Neuson.

“Excavators are an integral part of our customers’ job sites, and we anticipate growing demand to continue,” says Domenic Ruccolo, senior vice president, sales, marketing, and product support, global construction equipment, John Deere. “As we look to the future of our excavator line-up, this agreement will allow us greater flexibility as we continue to deliver a robust product portfolio that prioritizes the operator experience.”

Distribution, parts, service, and support will continue the John Deere dealer network.

“We’re excited about the expanded agreement as it supports our goal of bringing productivity-driven features and industry leading technology to customers with greater agility,” says Jerred Pauwels, vice president, excavators, strategy and business development, John Deere. “Through this relationship, we’ll innovate faster, and offer additional features and performance differentiation for our customers.” 

The Wacker Neuson Group is an international group of companies headquartered in Munich, Germany, employing around 6,000 people worldwide. As a leading manufacturer of light and compact equipment, the Group offers its customers a broad portfolio of products and a wide range of services.