VST Tillers Tractors Ltd. was established in the year 1967 by the VST Group of companies, a well known century old business house in South India.
The founder of the group was Sri.V.S.Thiruvengadaswamy Mudaliar who started with humble beginnings under the VST & Sons banner in the year 1911. The group built its reputation through retailing of petroleum products and distribution of Automobiles in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
The group built its reputation through retailing of petroleum products and distribution of Automobiles in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
VST Tillers Tractors Ltd. was promoted by VST Motors as a joint venture with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, Japan. The company is now the largest manufacturer of Power Tillers in India.
From the time of its inception in 1967 by the founder Managing Director, Sri V.T. Velu, the company has been growing steadily. Today, the VST family holds 51% of the equity in the listed company that has recorded consistent growth and has given excellent returns to its shareholders.
With the growth in business, the manufacturing facility for Power tillers has been retained at Whitefield Road, Bangalore and the Tractors have been shifted to Hosur in Tamil Nadu.
The manufacturing of key components for the engine for both Power Tiller and Tractor takes place in the Precision Components Division located in Mysuru.