Valmet Tractor was a company formed in 1951, in Finland. It produced a range of tractors, from compact models to large agricultural machines. The company was acquired by Valtra in 1997 and the Valmet brand is now used on a range of Valtra tractors.
Valmet was founded in 1951 as a subsidiary of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation. The first Valmet tractor, the "Valmet 15", was produced in 1953. In 1956, the company merged with Valtra, another Finnish manufacturer of agricultural equipment, and became known as Valtra-Valmet.
The Valmet brand has a long history and a wide range of models. Today, Valmet tractors are sold under the Valtra brand name. However, some older models are still referred to as "Valmets".
Some of the most popular Valmet tractor models include: