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Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tue Jul 28, 2015 05:04 PM CDT

It started 120 years ago with an entrepreneur named Abe Zimmerman, who opened a small factory for making agricultural products like feed mills in New Holland, Pennsylvania. Later, hay tools became the company's base as New Holland expanded into tractors, combines, sprayers and a full array of top-notch equipment sold globally.

With Abe long gone, New Holland's newest leader is a 47-year-old named Bret Lieberman, who comes to the task after 25 years with the company.

Taking the helm of an iconic 120-year-old company could be a little daunting; so much history to honor. On the other hand, all that ...

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