John Deere Dubuque Works: A Brief Overview and Key Facts to Know

November 21, 2017

Construction and forestry professionals around the world rely on John Deere equipment to get things done. While John Deere has a number of factory locations around the globe, a large percentage of the construction and forestry equipment that you see in action comes from the John Deere Dubuque Works factory.

John Deere Crawler Dozer

Employees at this location focus on exceptional performance, disciplined growth, and a strong commitment to teamwork to produce high-quality equipment that will make professionals’ lives easier. Let’s take a closer look at the John Deere Dubuque Works location.


The John Deere Dubuque Works factory opened its doors in 1947, and today, it stretches across 1,465 acres on a plot of land just north of Dubuque, Iowa. In addition to producing the equipment itself, the location also serves as a host of the Dealer Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) and the Dealer Marketing Assistance Center (DMAC). The DMAC serves as a resource to help dealers answer customer questions about equipment configuration, special applications, and other operating inquiries. DTAC serves as a hotline to assist dealers with any technical questions they may have about the equipment.

Additionally, the factory has been registered to the Japanese Machinery & Metal Inspection Institute (JMI) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard ISO 9001. These standards are two of the highest marks a company can receive for its quality systems.

What Types of Equipment is Produced at Dubuque Works?

Dubuque Works manufactures a variety of equipment, with a primary focus on:

  • Crawler loaders
  • Crawler dozers
  • Skid steers
  • Forestry harvesters
  • Knucklebooms
  • Components for these machines to perform up to John Deere standards

John Deere Dubuque Works Equipment Applications

The equipment produced at the Dubuque Works location is used to assist professionals with tasks such as:

  • Road building
  • Underground utilities
  • Residential construction
  • Material handling
  • Road maintenance
  • Full-tree harvesting
  • Cut-to-length harvesting

Final Thoughts

John Deere is committed to its customers, and Dubuque Works is just one of the many factory locations that produce the equipment that’s needed to get the job done. If you have any questions on John Deere construction or forestry equipment, contact your local John Deere dealer.

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