|PROVEN SUCCESS OVER 98 YEARS
TORO had its beginning in the United States nearly 100 years ago, when it began building tractor engines in 1914.
TORO's first mower for golf course fairways was produced in 1921, and the first mower for residential use in 1939.
Today, TORO is a global success story with over 100 distributors around the world. Covering millions of acres across the globe, we’re helping professionals and homeowners create and maintain beautiful outdoor spaces.
CHOSEN BY THE BEST
When you choose TORO, you’re in good company. That’s because TORO equipment helps to maintain some of the most famous sports grounds, resorts and golf courses around the world.
The TORO Motor Company is founded to build tractor engines for its very first customer, The Bull Tractor Company.
During World War I, TORO makes steering mechanisms for merchant supply ships.
TORO goes international, and begins shipping equipment worldwide.
TORO offers its first common stock to the public at $1.40/share.
The first power mower for home-owners, the HomeLawn, is introduced.
TORO revolutionises modern turf care, by launching the first 76-inch professional mower.
TORO ceases its domestic mower manufacturing to build tank and acannon parts for the US war effort during World War II.