MacDon begins as Killbery Industries Ltd., specializing in mounted sprayers and other farm implements.
Killbery produces one of North America's first self-propelled windrowers under the Grain-Saver brand name.
Joe MacDonald purchased Killbery Industries Ltd., the name was changed to MacDon Industries Ltd. in 1975.
MacDon enters the U.S. market, establishing its own dealer network and marketing products directly under the MacDon name. MacDon also started producing equipment for Case IH, John Deere, and Westward.
The MacDon Harvest Header is introduced to the market, this is the first MacDon Draper for combines. A new distinctive red paint and "rainbow" decal package for the equipment line was unveiled.
On November 1st, MacDon celebrates its 100,000th machine off the assembly line, a MacDon 9300 self-propelled windrower tractor and MacDon, Inc. opens in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
MacDon Australia Pty. opens in Melbourne, Australia.
The company begins a major plant expansion, featuring a new state-of-the-art powder paint system. The next advance in windrower tractors comes when MacDon introduces the 9250 and 9350 Series Self-Propelled Windrower.
MacDon introduces the FlexDraper® to the market. It was the first flexible draper header for combines.
After nearly 20 years of operation under the 'rainbow' logo MacDon unveiled its new corporate identity. The simple, straighforward presentation reflects strength and confidence of MacDon, its people and its products.
The MacDon FD70 FlexDraper® is released.
LLC MacDon Russia Ltd. opens in Moscow, Russia.
MacDon acquires Westward Parts Service Ltd.
MacDon releases the FD75 FlexDraper® to the market.
Opening of MacDon Brasil Agribusiness Ltda. Office in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
MacDon Enterprises, Inc. opens in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. Parts Distribution Centre opens in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Opening of MacDon Australia Parts Distribution Centre.
MacDon launches the FD1 FlexDraper® to market and opens Macdon Europe GmbH established in Frankfurt, Germany.
Linamar purchases MacDon Industries Ltd. adding it to the Linamar Family of Companies.
ALL NEW 1 Series product launch including M1240, M1170, D1XL, D1 & FD1.
Research & Development Design Center opens in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
MacDon releases its first ever corn header.