Humble Beginings

backyardOriginal Versatile machinery continue to run strong on farms around the globe. It was that quality and reliability that made Peter’s dream a reality! Read More

Hydraulic Engineering Company

HEC

Hydraulic Engineering Co. was founded in Toronto in 1945.Shortly thereafter, Peter took his brother-in-law, Roy Robinson as his partner.

Left:  Peter Pakosh, with first son Ken, displays Hydraulic Engineering’s very first truck.

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Baling Wire and Spit

Following the success and overwhelming demand for their grain augers, Peter and Roy risked everything and boldly entered the sprayer market.

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Versatile Manufacturing Ltd.

Not content with continuing to manufacture only small implements,  Peter developed his first swather. Only a year later, Versatile’s swathers accounted for 60% of the sales of these machines in North America!

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The D-100 four-wheel drive and beyond

VersatileIn 1966, Versatile boldly entered the four-wheel-drive tractor market and by the end of 1967 had advance orders for all of the tractors coming off its line. Read More

MFWD Series 250- 305 hp

The Versatile 250 to 305 is powered by the Cummins QSC 8.3-liter engine, designed to meet the balance of power and efficiency. The 250 has 205 PTO horsepower, the 280, 220 PTO horsepower and the 305 has 245 PTO horsepower with a power-to-weight ratio that is one of the best in the industry. Read More

The Versatile Legacy

Original Versatile machinery continue to run strong on farms around the globe.  It was that quality and reliability that made Peter’s dream a reality! Read More