Lanz

Heinrich Lanz AG is a former agricultural machinery manufacturer from Mannheim, Germany. Its tractors were sold bearing the LANZ brand. LANZ won numerous awards at the Strasbourg Agricultural Fair in 1866; namely four Gold, five Silver, and three Bronze.

The Heinrich Lanz AG company, and its LANZ brand name was ultimately acquired by way of a merger in 1956 by the American agricultural machinery manufacturer Deere & Company, and became the John Deere Works Mannheim (JDWM).