New Holland Haytools Plant Sign

New Holland, Pennsylvania


The birthplace of New Holland Agriculture remains a key location for our company’s operations. Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, among some of the country’s richest agricultural ground, the town of New Holland is the home and headquarters of New Holland in North America. Here, our Global Center of Excellence for Hay & Forage, engineering, research and development, product validation, manufacturing, sales, and marketing come together to produce the world’s top haymaking equipment.

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  • New Holland campus size: 341 acres, including a 150-acre test farm
  • Manufacturing facility size: 700,000 sq. ft.
  • 47 million pounds of steel is used each year
  • Number of plant employees: approximately 600
  • 14,270 units produced in 997,869 hours during 2021
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The New Holland haytools plant traces its roots to 1895 when a two-man machinery repair shop was founded by master machinist and inventor, Abe Zimmerman. Through the years, New Holland became known as the leader in hay & forage technology, pioneering many firsts following the purchase of Lancaster County farmer Ed Nolt’s invention of the first commercially viable automatic self-tie baler in 1940.
Nolt’s automatic self-tie baler revolutionized haymaking and put New Holland on the map. Today, the New Holland plant produces 30 different models of round balers, square balers, pull-type forage harvesters and other haytools exported to 45 countries around the world.
Tour guide leads group though the New Holland factory
Regular factory tours take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 pm Eastern time, during normal operation periods. Tours are currently paused and will start again on July 23rd. We strongly recommend making a reservation for your tour by scheduling online, or by calling 717-355-1588. Please be sure to read our safety tips for tours – be aware no children under 12 are allowed on the factory floor.
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The New Holland Haytools Factory Tour is an industrial environment and the safety of our guests and employees is our No. 1 priority. Please follow the safety rules:

  • Open-toed shoes and sandals are not permitted.
  • Children under the age of 12 are not allowed on the factory tour.
  • Safety glasses are mandatory in the plant, and are provided for use during the tour.
New Holland historical exhibition
Learn about our company’s history in our newly renovated tour center! The history exhibit traces back New Holland to 1895 through present day – you can see artifacts firsthand you’ll never see anywhere else. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 – 2:30 Eastern time, and by appointment. Call 717-355-1588
Inside the New Holland factory store

After you visit the tour center and factory floor, take a memento from your trip home with you at our factory store. Here you can browse a special selection of licensed merchandise, including a New Holland, PA., collection that you can’t find anywhere else!


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