7960 East 400 N
Kokomo, Indiana 46901

Phone: (765) 628-3374
Fax: (765) 628-7188

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1916 E Market Street
Nappanee, Indiana 46550

Phone: (574) 773-4193

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About Plevna

Mission Statement

"To provide the highest level of sales and support to our customers to keep their operations growing.”


Core Values

Service

Above all, provide the highest level of service to our customers.

Commitment

To sincerely dedicate ourselves and our time to our customers, helping them be better at what they do.

Integrity 

Integrity – Upholding the principles of goodness, honesty and truthfulness, central to our faith-based beliefs.

Partnership

Develop strategic partnerships with our customers, becoming a vital, irreplaceable part of their operation.


Our History

1929 The Hart-Parr Tractor Company, the American Seeding Machine Company, The Nichols and Shepard Company and the Oliver Chilled Plow Company merged to form the Oliver Farm Equipment Corporation. Later the name was shortened to the Oliver Corporation.
1945 The Plevna Garage, opened in Plevna, Indiana by Emerson P. Shrock and brother James F. Shrock, begins selling Oliver tractors upon returning from World War II.
1960 White Motor Corporation enters the agriculture market by purchasing Oliver Corporation, making it a wholly-owned subsidiary.
1962 White Motor purchases Chockshutt Farm Equipment Company of Canada.

(December) Plevna Garage Incorporates and becomes Plevna Implement Co., Inc. Emerson P. Shrock serves as the Board President while James F. Shrock becomes General Manager of daily operations.
1964 The Current day Lawnmower shop of Plevna Implement is built.
1966 Plevna begins selling White Trend Trucks.
1969 White Motor consolidates its wholly-owned subsidiaries of Oliver, Minneapolis-Moline and Cockshutt to form one wholly-owned subsidiary known as White Farm Equipment Company. Each brand continues to be manufactured.
1970 Plevna signs a new contract with Minneapolis-Moline, giving Plevna two full lines of farm equipment to market to its customers.
1972 Plevna purchases its first semi trailer to haul equipment.
1975 The Oliver, Minneapolis-Moline and Cockshutt brands are discontinued and replaced by the silver tractor of White's new Field Boss line. In the same year, Plevna builds its current day warehouse facility.
1976 James William (Bill) Shrock begins selling for Plevna Implement.
1979 White Motor Company spins off White Farm Equipment, eventually being purchased by Allied Products.
1980 James William (Bill) Shrock becomes General Manager of Plevna Implement's daily operations.
1981 Emerson P. Shrock dies at age 62. James F. Shrock becomes Board President of Plevna Implement.
1985 White Farm Equipment sells its combine line to Massey Ferguson.

(September) Plevna begins selling Massey Ferguson equipment.
1987 Kathy J. Shrock helps implement the installation of Plevna's first business management computer system.
1988 Allied Products forms White-New Idea Farm Equipment.
1989 Plevna sells 20 new White Planters.
1990 AGCO Corporation is born out of the management buyout of the Deutz-Allis Corporation.
1991 The White Tractor line is purchased by AGCO from Allied Products. In addition, AGCO purchases Hesston Corporation giving AGCO a new line of hay tools.
1993 AGCO purchases the remaining White-New Idea business of planters, hay tools and spreaders from Allied Products. In addition, AGCO purchases the distribution rights to Massey Ferguson products in North America reuniting the White tractor line with the original White combine line sold to Massey Ferguson in 1985.
1994 AGCO purchases the remaining portion of Massey Ferguson worldwide, ensuring AGCO's global status as a leading farm machinery manufacturer.
1995 Plevna Implement constructs its current day combine shop.

(August) A 50th anniversary celebration is held at Plevna Implement. AGCO Corporation's CEO Robert J. Ratliff gives an address to nearly 650 people in attendance.
1997 AGCO purchases Fendt GmbH, a leading German tractor manufacturer renowned for having the world's most advanced tractor technology.

(December) Jay Sommers, Plevna's longtime, parts manager, retires after 38 plus years of service.
1999 AGCO Finance is born.

(January) James William (Bill) becomes Board President of Plevna Implement.

Plevna begins selling AGCO and Fendt tractors.
2002 AGCO acquires Sunflower Manufacturing Company, Inc, for which Plevna begins selling their tillage tools in 2003.

Hustler Turf Equipment is added to Plevna's product line, offering a new heavy-duty zero-turning radius lawn mower.
2004 Plevna signs contract with Buhler Versatile to begin selling their Four-wheel drive and row crop tractors.
2005 Plevna Implement constructs its current day tractor shop.

(July) James F. Shrock dies at age 80.
2007 AGCO introduces the 9005 series Massey Ferguson combines.
2008 Plevna signs contracts to sell MacDon equipment, Gleaner combines and Trimble Agriculture Navigation equipment.
2009 AGCO introduces the world's most fuel efficient tractor, the 8600 series high-horsepower tractor.
2011 Plevna opens its new headquarters in Plevna, IN.
2012 Plevna Implement Company opens an additional location in Nappanee, IN.

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Kokomo, Indiana

7960 East 400 N
Kokomo, Indiana 46901
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Phone: (765) 628-3374
Fax: (765) 628-7188


Nappannee, Indiana

1916 E Market Street
Nappannee, Indiana 46550
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Phone: (574) 773-4193

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