The end of the year brings to ZETOR customers and fans two editions of our unique calendars. This tradition dates back to 2009. Every year since then, the brand has been releasing a product calendar with a current model portfolio as well as a limited collectors’ edition. The limited edition aims to depict the key features and uniqueness of the ZETOR brand in an original way.
In late August, ZETOR brand traditionally finalizes preparations for Země živitelka show. This year hosts the 47th year of the exhibition and the red tractors from Brno are again part of the exposition. The visitors had to wait quite long to see the display of current ZETOR tractors as the last year’s show was cancelled due to the pandemic.
Tractors of the ZETOR MAJOR model range are one of the most popular in the brand’s product portfolio with customers. MAJOR CL 80 model retains the features of its predecessors that gave him reputation of a life-long tractor. Yet for the year 2021, the Brno-based tractor manufacturer has made it even better with a number of new features and technical innovations. The most striking one is the advance to Stage V emission standard. In addition, cabin was redesigned to offer better comfort.
ZETOR, the traditional Czech brand of farming machinery, has started the 75th year of existence. Despite the fact that works on the first ‘prototype Z’ started immediately after the end of World War 2, the brand is considered to have originated in 1946, namely in August, when ZETOR brand became an official trademark. However, first tractors had been delivered to customers five months earlier. Since the beginning of its existence, ZETOR has produced over 1.3 million tractors while the majority has been exported to more than 130 countries on five continents.
The release of ZETOR calendar has become a traditional autumn event. Customers and fans of the brand know that for next year they can choose between two editions: product edition and limited edition. Product edition offers an overview of the current portfolio of ZETOR tractors. Limited edition comes in a fresh new conception. It was created in cooperation with leading brands connected to Czech industry. It celebrates the 75th anniversary.
ZETOR TRACTORS a. s., the traditional Czech producer of farming machines, extends its offer of modern tractors by new model ranges marked ZETOR PRIMO and ZETOR COMPAX. They are compact tractors which will come handy mainly in summer and winter maintenance of towns, sportsgrounds or company premises. They are produced in cooperation with the South Korean concern Tong Yang Moolsan Co., Ltd.
Attractive design inspired by ZETOR by Pininfarina design study, new air conditioning system, LED package with lights controller and engine in Stage V emission standard. All this is offered by the FORTERRA model range in 2020. The new machines are already coming off the production lines and will be available in the following weeks.
Surprise in every angle, great driving comfort, good lifting force and a very good consumption. This is just a small list of attributes we can read in international reviews of ZETOR's flagship model. This year, the award-winning CRYSTAL HD is launched in modernized version with a number of functional innovations, while retaining the attributes for which it has gained popularity with customers not only in the Czech and Slovak markets.
In the current part of our series, we are again moving to another continent. This time we will visit one of the traditional sales regions of the Czech brand, perhaps surprising for some, the Indian subcontinent.
Tractor is ZETOR. The slogan, which everybody knows simply originated from the fact that machines of the ZETOR brand have become synonymous with tractors not only in the Czech Republic, but also in many markets abroad. Czech tractors gained the trust of customers all around the world for their high durability and reliability. Values that are so specific for ZETOR even today. After all, these values are reflected in all components of the tractor. Let's see how testing of some of these components look like in PTO boxes.
ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. today signed a memorandum about the cooperation with VST Tillers Tractors Ltd., a traditional Indian tractor manufacturer. The aim of the cooperation is the development of a new tractor designed primarily for the Indian market. Both companies will also seek ways to export new product to other Asian and African countries.
The ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. 2020 calendar is now on sale. This year, however, the company decided to change the concept of its calendar by involving customers and fans in its production. The goal was to join forces to create a calendar depicting tractors performing ordinary activities in a natural environment – on the premises of customers and fans of the ZETOR brand.
A new design of the PROXIMA series has been introduced at the AGRO SHOW trade fair, taking place from 19th to 22nd September in the town of Bednary in Poland. The tractors are to enter serial production by the beginning of next year; however, their domestic debut is to be on 5th October at the Czech Ploughing Championship.
We cordially invite all fans of agricultural equipment to the 46th annual Země živitelka international trade fair. Most of the ZETOR tractor models will be on display at the Show Grounds in České Budějovice from 22 to 27 August.
The ZETOR tractors are very popular in the Nordic countries. The first were sold here in 1947 and have been on the market ever since. Nordic farmers appreciate their Czech tractors for their simplicity and robustness in difficult climate conditions during work on the fields. However, they are also a hobby for many.
As in previous years, ZETOR TRACTORS plans to release a 2020 calendar for its customers and devotees of agricultural equipment. However, unlike in the past, the photographs will focus on everyday tractor use, combining the daily routine of the machines with artistic arrangements. This year, ZETOR tractor fans and users will be involved in the preparation of the calendar.
Fragile Beauty in Contrast to Powerful Machines – this year's calendars come from a limited edition of ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. which are a must for every fan of the red machines.
For the 45th time, the ZETOR brand participates in the international exhibition “Země živitelka”. From August 23 to 25, at the Exhibition Grounds in České Budějovice, visitors can see all six model ranges of ZETOR tractors. The biggest attraction is, however, the world premiere of the innovated ZETOR CRYSTAL HD. The renowned tractor celebrates its 50th birthday this year.
Tractor, which works in winter and summer, under any conditions, without exhaustion. Farmers appreciate it for its power and robustness. Tractor which made the Czech manufacturer of tractor famous all over the world 50 years ago. Which tractor are we talking about? It is ZETOR CRYSTAL!
Martin Havelka is a legend among Czech tractor fans. For three years he has been undertaking adventures with his nearly 70-year-old model ZETOR Z25. This year he took his longest journey to Sweden. Despite the extremely hot weather, he accomplished to finish the whole three-thousand-kilometer-long journey.
In last days, the first tractors of the model range MAJOR in the new design was finished on the assembly line of Brno manufacturer of ZETOR tractors.
Martin Havelka, a lover of the historical ZETOR 25, is getting ready for another journey. Following Poland and Austria, Scandinavia will be another country to conquer. With his open station historical tractor, he will set out on Saturday, July 14, from his hometown, Škrdlovice in the Vysočina Region.
The popular ZETOR TRACTOR SHOW visited Baltic countries in June. ZETOR tractors were presented during three sessions in Latvia and Estonia which were visited by hundreds of farmers and fans of the brand. ZETOR TRACTOR SHOW presented the innovations by the Brno tractor manufacturer during work in real terrain.
During the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 21 to 24. 6. 2018 visitors had the opportunity to see eight ZETOR machines, including new items, from the entire portfolio of the brand. Various models from the PROXIMA and FORTERRA ranges were on display, and visitors could get acquainted with the new design of the MAJOR or with the machines from the new model ranges UTILIX and HORTUS.
ZETOR tractors were presented at Slovak Field Days Exhibition in Dvory nad Žitavou. The ZETOR brand presented tractors from the whole portfolio and, just like at all other events this year, they were the most recent innovations that attracted the biggest attention: MAJOR in the new design, UTILIX, and HORTUS.
On May 15-16, 2018, there was a presentation of ZETOR tractors for the market in Kenya. In the cities of Narok and Nakuru, the partner of ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. in Kenya presented tractors with the power from 80 to 150 hp. The official presentation, which took place as part of the project to support Czech manufacturers of farming machinery, was visited by about 150 visitors, including the Governor of the Region and representatives of Czech Embassy.
On the occasion of the 20the anniversary of FORTERRA, the ZETOR brand has organized a competition “Twenty One and Five Hundred Thousand Stories; and What is Your Story?” Competitors were to send a photo of FORTERRA with the story of their best experience or situation with the tractor. They could win one of the following prizes: 1st place – tablet; 2nd place – PC games Pure Farming 2018; 3rd place – a toy tractor in the shape of FORETRRA HD. The winner has already been selected and judging by the stories we received, it is obvious that FORTERRA is a real hard-worker that farmers can rely on in difficult situation.
This year, ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. can be happy about another success – FORTERRA, the tough guy by ZETOR, celebrates its 20th birthday. Since 1998, the total of 21,500 tractors of this model range have been sold to 55 countries.
ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. presented the innovations from its portfolio at Techagro Show in Brno. ZETOR attracted attention through its eight exposits as well as through accompanying program such as Gamers corner with Pure Farming game.
TECHAGRO, the biggest agricultural trade show in the Czech Republic and in Central Europe, opened its gates to visitors this Sunday.
ZETOR continues in its expansion to new markets which was started in 2016. One of the first successes this year is starting cooperation with our Vietnamese partner, GOLDMAX Company.
The greatest attractions at the stand of the ZETOR brand during the Polish Agrotech trade fair in Kielce were the new products UTILIX and MAJOR with a new design. During the 24th annual event of the trade fair those interested could also inspect new machines in the expanded offer of the model range PROXIMA or the modernised FORTERRA.
ZETOR tractors and their innovations were very busy early this year. In the first two months of the year, the ZETOR brand was presenting at shows in the UK, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Ukraine and the USA.
The second week in April is highlighted in diaries of probably all farmers and fans of farming machinery. Two years have passed and Brno again hosts TECHAGRO – the biggest farming show in both the Czech Republic and Central Europe. And ZETOR will be again there!
ZETOR is going to present at the international farming exhibition Agro Animal Show 2018 in Kiev. It is now the 8th year of the show and it takes place on February 21-23. The ZETOR brand shall be represented at the show by the Ukrainian distributor Agro-Temp.
HTC Holding, a.s., an investment group, has transformed its communication position on the global market and changed its corporate identity at the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
ZETOR North America a subsidiary of ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. will be presenting a new line of tractors and totally new designed tractor at the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) February 14-17 in Louisville, Ky. Booth #7401. For the first time visitors will see the MAJOR 80HS in the new design which was inspired by the design concept prepared for the ZETOR brand by Pininfarina studio. In addition, the visitors of the ZETOR booth can see the new MAJOR HT 45-55 and MAJOR HS 65.
Demeter SA Company, the Greek partner of the ZETOR brand, presents innovations by ZETOR in the form of MAJOR in the new design and the HORTUS model range at Agrotica 2018 Exhibition. On February 1-4, in addition to the innovations, the exhibition booth offers also tractors of the MAJOR, PROXIMA and FORTERRA ranges.
ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. appointed new distributor for the market in Estonia. ZETOR products are going to be distributed in Estonia by Specagra which currently provides distribution of ZETOR tractors in Lithuania.
The ZETOR brand could not miss this year’s AGROmashEXPO 2018 Exhibition in Hungary. Apart from tractors from the ZETOR portfolio, for the first time in Hungary, the visitors were presented with MAJOR HS in the new design.
There probably is not anyone who ever did not want to drive a tractor. Now, the wish can come true in the National Museum of Farming in Prague.
The ZETOR brand is going to present ZETOR UTILIX for the first time at Polagra Premiery 2018 exhibition. The exhibition will also offer the premiere of ZETOR MAJOR HS 80 in the new design on the Polish market. The visitors can see not only the aforementioned innovations but also other tractors from the portfolio of the ZETOR brand. The international exhibition takes place on January 18-21, 2018, in Poznan, Poland.
For the 15th time, ZETOR brand takes place at LAMMA, the most important exhibition in the UK. The visitors could be looking forward to the product portfolio of ZETOR tractors including the latest innovations HORTUS HS 65.
This autumn, the building of ZETOR POLSKA Sp. z o.o. has been awarded by Polish Association of Engineers and Technicians in Kalisz winning the “Building Master” Award for 2016.
It has been another challenging year for ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. which was working hard to maintain its positions in strong competition of farming machinery manufacturers.
As part of a visit to the South Moravian Regions, Miloš Zeman, President of the Czech Republic, and Bohumil Šimek, Hetman of the Regions, visited ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. On Friday, December.
One can say with a bit of exaggeration that the autumn in France was ruled by red ZETOR tractors. In September this brand was first introduced at the Innov-Agri exhibition, and in early October it was presented at one of the largest agricultural trade fairs in France, the Sommet de l’Elevage.
On the occasion of a business mission with the President of the Czech Republic to Russia, ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. and Kovrov Electro Mechanical Plant (KEMP) have signed memorandum on the extension of mutual cooperation.
ZETOR arrived at the 2017 Agritechnica trade fair with a number of innovations. The most eagerly anticipated innovation is the introduction of our first series tractor featuring our attractive new design – the MAJOR HS 80.
ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. will soon introduce two new tractor models, the UTILIX and HORTUS, in the 40 to 70 hp segment. These extend the range of universal tractors which can be widely used in gardening, light landscaping and municipal work, or work with loaders.
The International Engineering Fair in Brno witnessed another great success of ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. The Company signed a memorandum on the cooperation with Kovrov Electromechanical Plant (KEMP).
Four selected secondary schools in the Vysočina Region have taken part in the “Build Your Own Tractor” Project. The aim of the project is to use an attractive way to make students of farming schools familiar with machinery and at the same time make farming education projects more popular among the public.
ZETOR INDIA has concluded cooperation with the JVF Commercial Company, the Philippines, to supply tractors to this region. The partnership was concluded for four years for the supply of tractors in the power range from 80 to 150 hp.
ZETOR introduces a new generation of ZETOR SYSTEM front loaders. The innovative range of the favourite farming system, called ZQ, provides farmers with extended durability, better visibility from the cabin, greater lift height and others.
The Board of ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. was extended by two members: David Kollhammer, Strategic Division Director, and Milan Kuneš, Quality Division Director, were appointed in the structure of the highest body of the Company.
It is Renaissance of ZETOR tractors in Africa. Kenya has become the fifth country in Africa where local farmers can farm their fields using machinery from Brno.
ZETOR will present its latest range of tractors at the four-day Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh, Scotland. During the event, visitors will get the opportunity to view the New MAJOR HS and the Stage IV PROXIMA and FORTERRA range of products.
Sándor Fazekas, Minister of Agriculture from Hungary, and Marian Jurečka, Minister of Agriculture from the Czech Republic, paid a visit to ZETOR TRACTORS a.s Company. The visit was part of the tour of the Hungarian Minister to the Czech Republic.
At the moment, ZETOR tractors can be seen at the Slovak Field Days Exhibition, the 7th year of which takes place in Dvory nad Žitavou, Slovakia, June 6-7. For the first time, the ZETOR brand presents there its most recent tractor of its portfolio – the new MAJOR HS.
ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. has the opportunity to participate in educating young technicians. The Company has become a partner of this year-long event called “Assemble Your Own Tractor” which unites students of four selected secondary schools in the region specializing in farming.
ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. Company showed its business results for 2016 in the amount of EUR 4 million prior to taxation. Despite positive results, the Brno manufacturer of tractors faces sales crisis which has been affecting markets, producers and dealers of tractors and farming aggregations throughout western countries over the past three years.
It has been the seventh time that tractors of the ZETOR brand set out for a several-thousand-kilometre-long journey: the popular ZETOR TRACTOR SHOW. From May to October, the tractors are going to visit nine European countries presenting innovations in 60 different places.
ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. is approaching a new partner on the supply and production of ZETOR tractors in Russia. There has been intensive negotiation going on about cooperation with Kovrov Electromechanical Plant (KEMP) Company from the Vladimir region east of Moscow.
Zambia, Africa, is a new destination for ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. to export its tractors. The ZETOR brand has newly started cooperation with a new partner, Agriserve Agro.
Early this year, ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. Company signed a Contract of Cooperation with a new distributor from Israel. Through the cooperation with the new business partner, the ZETOR brand strengthens its positions in the world.
ZETOR, the European tractor brand has been busy early this year. The latest models, the new MAJOR HS and innovated FORTERRA HD, have been introduced in the first two moth of this year in the UK, Ukraine, Hungary, and also oversees, in Kentucky, US.
ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. company has extended its sales network by a new partner on the Croatian market who is going to become the distributor of the tractors: POD proizvodnja opruga d.o.o. Company.
ZETOR brand participates in international farming exhibition Agro Animal Show 2017 which takes place February 15-17 in Kiev. At the show, ZETOR is represented by Agro-Temp Company, the distributor of ZETOR tractors on Ukrainian market.
ZETOR again introduces its machines in one of the biggest farming shows in the USA – National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) which takes place on February 15-18, in Louisville, Kentucky.
The ZETOR brand is presented at one of the biggest farming exhibitions in Hungary AGROmashEXPO 2017. Between January 25-28, 2017, the visitors of the stand can see both the portfolio of the ZETOR brand and the latest innovation – new MAJOR HS.
This year again, the ZETOR brand participates in the biggest international exhibition in the UK LAMMA ’17 which takes place in the city of Peterborough. ZETOR is going to present its current portfolio as well as several innovations, e.g. the new MAJOR HS tractor.
For the first time in history, ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. company was awarded Certificate of Excellence, thus making it among the icons of Czech industry.
Christmas comes only in several days but ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. Company has already given a Christmas present to the farmers. The Company introduced a brand new model of tractor called MAJOR HS.
On November 15, Prague hosted the WebTop100 conference. Part of the conference was announcing the results of a prestigious competition of company websites and digital solutions in the Czech Republic. ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. Company became the absolute winner in the main category of the competition Company Website of the Year.
The prestigious Europe-wide Tractor of the Year 2017 contest has announced the winners in the individual categories. The award ceremony was held during the EIMA International Agricultural Exhibition in Bologna, Italy.
ZETOR INDIA has become the seventh subsidiary of ZETOR TRACTORS based and strengthening the position of the ZETOR brand abroad. It focuses on the countries of Asia and Africa. The Company offer to customers a new model range of tractors.
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar is both former and current market of the ZETOR brand in South-East Asia. ZETOR TRACTORS is going to export there tractors with the power from 50 to 110 hp.
Modernized engines and adjusted desing are among new features of innovated PROXIMA model range. The world premiere of the tractors took place in Poland on the occasion of the opening of the new registered office
ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. Company launches new edition of calendars for 2017. First of them depicts a selection of our red tractors throughout the portfolio; the other one, which is a limited edition, presents 12 unfinished stories playing on the viewer fantasy.
ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. Company welcomed Czech and Slovenian ministers of agriculture who visited the premises of the company. Marian Jurečka and Dejan Židan visited the Brno tractor producer as a part of their travel around the Czech Republic.
The 25th year of the international trade fair of breeders Sommet de l´Elevage took place in France, in these days, which was an event that the ZETOR brand could not have missed. During the three days, the brand presented innovations from the PROXIMA, FOTERRA and CRYSTAL model ranges.
ZETOR brand had another celebration of its birthday, this time in the Netherlands. It took place at the biggesst farming trade fair in the country Agro Techniek Holland. As part of the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the brand, ZETOR introduced the design concept ZETOR by Pininfarina on the Dutch market for the first time.
This year, at the turn of July and August, a group of six fans from the Finnish club Tyrwään Seudun Zetoristit organized an expedition to the Arctic Circle in ZETOR 25 tractors. Altogether, the legendary “Twenty-Fives” covered 1,700 kilometres’ long journey. They set out from their hometown Tyrwää all the way to Rovaniemi which lies close to the Arctic Circle where Santa Claus lives, at least as far as the Finnish say.
The ZETOR brand celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. It is a significant anniversary that certainly deserves an unforgettable gift. And such a gift was provided by the ZETOR representative in Poland, opening the new company headquarters in the middle of August.
The celebration of the 70th anniversary of the ZETOR brand in Lithuania was in a non-traditional spirit. The ZETOR CRYSTAL tractor created a picture on a field with an area of 20.7 hectares in the shape of the Lithuanian Coat-of-Arms and thus made an effort at getting an entry into the Guinness Book of Records. The event was organised by SPECAGRA, which is the sole distributor of the ZETOR tractors in Lithuania.
An incredible deed was accomplished by Martin Havelka who covered the distance from his hometown in the Czech Republic to tractor oldtimer get-together in Poland with his ZETOR 25. He managed to drive 800 kilometres in four days. The only thing he needed to get there was 90 litres of diesel.
Brno, 4 April 2016 - The Zetor brand is presenting at the ongoing Techagro Trade Fair in Brno not only its current product portfolio, but its future machines as well.
Brno, 22 March 2016 – From 3-7 April the Brno Show Grounds will be the venue of the Techagro Trade Fair and the ZETOR will, of course, make an appearance at this event.
Brno, March 15, 2016 – on March 15, 2016, it is precisely 70 years since the first three ZETOR tractors were delivered to their customers.
Brno, 23 February 2016 – the fifth anniversary season of the ZETOR TRACTOR SHOW has arrived at the finish.
Brno, 11 February 2016 – At the end of 2015, ZETOR introduced its new design direction in the form of the ZETOR by Pininfarina concept.
Hannover, Brno, 20 November 2015 - The ZETOR brand met with success at the Agritechnica fair held in Hannover.
Hannover/Brno, 10 November, 2015 – ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. has presented its future strategy at the Agritechnica fair in Hannover; the company is aiming to expand its portfolio of four series to a total of six.
Brno, November 6, 2015 - Zetor Tractors has introduced its 2016 calendar onto the market. The theme is the Zetor brand's 70th anniversary. Zetor was founded in 1946.
Brno, 16 October 2015 – The traditional Czech manufacturer of agriculture machinery, ZETOR TRACTORS a.s., is set to introduce a range of innovations at the Agritechnica Fair in Hannover...
Brno, 24th September 2015: Did you know that most people perceive red a stimulating colour, and that this colour is popular with people who desire adventure and success?
Brno, 25 June 2015: The traditional Czech producer of agricultural machinery, ZETOR TRACTORS a.s., has expanded its line of modern tractors by a new model called the CRYSTAL.
Kalisz/Brno, 15 May 2015 – This year, the company ZETOR POLSKA is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its operations on the Polish market.