Vermeer, a company founded in the mid-20th century and based in Pella, Iowa, manufactures agricultural and industrial equipment. Vermeer also has offices, manufacturing centers, and distribution centers in Singapore, Brazil, the Netherlands, Germany and Beijing.
Vermeer's agricultural equipment ranges from bale processors and wrappers to mowers, rakes, and tedders, which are machines that spread and stir hay to hasten the drying and curing process. Vermeer also manufactures equipment used for laying pipeline, such as directional drills, high-pressure mud pumps, and trenchers. For organic recycling, Vermeer manufactures compost turners and trommel screens, and for tree care and wood waste processing, Vermeer makes brush chippers, stump cutters, forestry tractors and horizontal grinders.