Yanmar Co. Ltd. is a Japanese based company, which was founded in 1912 and manufactured engines and agricultural machinery. In 1937 was when Yanmar created the first diesel tractor for its brand and is considered a leader in producing quality diesel engines. Yanmar’s presence in the United States dates back to the late 1970s. Yanmar's newest tractor has been made specifically for vineyards (T80). Interestingly, John Deere worked in partnership with Yanmar in the 1970s in building compact tractors for the Deere brand. John Deere continues to use Yanmar diseal engines in their compact tractor offerings. Yanmar tractor engines feature the Performance Link Technology which is known for fuel efficiency. There are three types of tractors: sub-compact, compact, and compact utility. Yanmar is a growing tractor brand and operates a $6 billion company.