John Deere Hitachi   automotive, truck, heavy equipment

Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corporation, founded in 1988, is located in Kernersville. The manufacturing company, jointly owned by Deere & Company and Hitachi Construction Machinery Company, creates smart and innovative solutions for its customer base in the form of advanced machines, services and concepts.

Deere-Hitachi builds and sells both new and used hydraulic excavators and track log loaders used in the construction and forestry industries.  The joint venture leverages production of the two brand's equipment in the North American market. Through Deere-Hitachi, Deere & Company distributes Hitachi equipment in North, Central and South America. Similarly, Hitachi Construction Machinery Company distributes Deere's offerings in Asian markets.