History

history1

1940’s – The engine factory of Linnavuori is born

Finland’s second aircraft engine factory was built in Linnavuori, a village in Siuro Nokia in 1942. The main mission of the factory was to function as a core place for reparing aircraft engines.

Read more

history1

1950’s – Power generation of agriculture machines begins

The golden 1950’s brought along the serial production of petrol engines for the Valmet 15 -tractor. Development of a three cylinder diesel tractor engine begun. It was considered an innovative success.

Read more

history1

1960’s – More power, please!

Tractors become larger and a bigger four cylinder engine is taken into production. Production of engines for ships and boats also keeps the factory workers busy.

Read more

history1

1970’s – Getting noticed

An engine series that is meant for more extensive use is developed in Finland. An engine equipped with a Comprex-brace gets special attention. A crew transport vehicle called Pasi (equipped with a Valmet turbo intercooler engine) gets noticed internationally – it became a favorite of the UN troops in the Nordics.

Read more

history1

1980’s – Competitive edge from technology

New fuel and supercharging techniques and innovative engine development brought along achievements, which are trademarks of AGCO produced engines even today.

Read more

history1

1990’s – Time of big decisions and changes

In the 1990’s many important decisions with long-term effects were made in Linnavuori. In addition, the factory transitioned to producing big six cylinder engines. It begun to specialize in off-road engines.

Read more

history1

2000’s – Digitalization intensifies production

In the year 2000 over 20 000 engines were produced in Linnavuori for the first time. After the turn of the millenium an electornic control system was introduced in more and more engine types and customer solutions.

Read more

history1

2010’s – Era of AGCO Power

The new name and international production point to a bright future filled with growth.

Read more