About Textron Specialized Vehicles

Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. (TSV) brings powerful brands like  Jacobsen®, Arctic Cat®, E-Z-GO® and Textron Off Road under one roof. Together, they draw from the expertise of Textron’s global network of aircraft, defence and industrial businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services.

Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. have become a world leader in transportation and a leading global manufacturer of turf care vehicles, golf cars, side-by-sides, utility vehicles, personal transportation vehicles and aviation ground support equipment. We build thousands of vehicles each year, under brands that are leaders in the respective industries they serve - Cushman®, E-Z-GO®, Textron Off Road, Arctic Cat®, Jacobsen®, Dixie Chopper®, Ransomes®, TUG™, Douglas™, Premier™, Safeaero™ and Textron Motors™.

Since 1960, the company has been part of Textron Inc., a global multi-industry company headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island (U.S.A.) with more than 35,000 employees worldwide and operations in 25 countries. Textron is known around the world for its world-class business practices, talented workforce and powerful brands, including Beechcraft, Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Greenlee, Hawker and Jacobsen.

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At our Textron Specialized Vehicles facility in Ipswich, we are manufacturing Ransomes and Jacobsen turf care vehicles, which manicure the most important turf in the world - from prestigious championship golf courses to World Cup pitches.

We continue to invest in new equipment and technology to enable delivery of equipment that exceeds customer expectations. The ethics in quality control standards are second to none and the ISO 9001 accreditation is testimony to this. This is complemented by our commitment to the environment, where we are still the only turf equipment manufacturer to be accredited with ISO 14001 certification, the international standard for environmental management.

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Ransomes' origins date to 1789 when Robert Ransome started his iron-foundry business with £200.
Robert Ransome manufactured the world’s first lawnmower in 1832.
Jacobsen mowers maintained the Rio Olympics Golf Course in 2016!
We are the only turf equipment manufacturer to be accredited with ISO 14001 certification.
Our products maintain royal palace lawns, legendary golf courses and iconic sports stadiums around the globe.
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