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CLAAS is a manufacturer of agricultural engineering equipment. Its modern harvesters, tractors, balers and farming information technologies help to serve the rising demand for food, energy and commodities.

TypePrivate
Founded1913
HQHarsewinkel, DE
Websiteclaas-group.com

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)11,448(+3%)
Job Openings244
Revenue (FY, 2018)€3.9 B(+4%)

Key People/Management at CLAAS

Thomas Böck

Thomas Böck

Technology and Systems
Hermann Lohbeck

Hermann Lohbeck

Member of Executive Board
Hans Lampert

Hans Lampert

Finance
Jan-Hendrik Mohr

Jan-Hendrik Mohr

Grain Harvest Division
Bernd Ludewig

Bernd Ludewig

Sales and Service
Stefan Belda

Stefan Belda

Group Executive Director, Law
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CLAAS Office Locations

CLAAS has offices in Harsewinkel, Bad Saulgau, Dissen am Teutoburger Wald, Hamm and in 21 other locations
Harsewinkel, DE (HQ)
Mühlenwinkel 1
Bad Saulgau, DE
Zeppelinstraße 2
Dissen am Teutoburger Wald, DE
Sommerkämpen 11
Hamm, DE
Kranstraße 40
Paderborn, DE
Halberstädter Str. 15
Sunchales, AR
Ruta Nacional 34 Km 255
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CLAAS Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1913
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CLAAS Revenue

CLAAS's revenue was reported to be €3.89 b in FY, 2018 which is a 3.4% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2018)

3.9b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

3.4%

Net income (FY, 2018)

152.0m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

253.7m

Cash (30-Sept-2018)

609.7m
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

3.6b3.8b3.9b

Revenue growth, %

4%3%

Sales and marketing expense

241.5m241.7m244.2m

General and administrative expense

159.9m166.7m166.8m
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

512.5m226.6m609.7m

Accounts Receivable

307.2m332.6m340.1m

Inventories

733.0m683.9m903.0m

Current Assets

2.1b2.2b2.3b
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

37.6m115.4m152.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

124.7m116.2m112.7m

Inventories

(129.3m)(37.2m)(240.1m)

Accounts Payable

(72.2m)(35.1m)(42.9m)
EURY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

349.4k

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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CLAAS Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Countries

19 19 19

Locations

35

Patent Applications

231

Patents Issued

3.68 k3.70 k4 k
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CLAAS Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
365FarmNet GmbH
365FarmNet Group GmbH & Co KG
365FarmNet Verwaltungs GmbH
BLT Brandenburger Landtechnik GmbH
Canada West Harvest Centre Inc.
CHW Fonds
CLAAS Agricoltura S.R.L.
CLAAS Agricultural Machinery Private Limited
CLAAS Agricultural Machinery (Shandong) Co
CLAAS Agricultural Machinery Trading (Beijing) Co. Ltd.
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CLAAS Revenue Breakdown

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CLAAS revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 17.4% from France, 19.2% from Rest of Western Europe, 21.5% from Germany, 24.2% from Central and Eastern Europe and 17.7% from Other countries

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CLAAS Online and Social Media Presence

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CLAAS News and Updates

Annual Strategy Dossier of the World's Top 6 Agriculture Equipment Manufacturers 2019 - John Deere, CNH, AGCO, CLAAS, SDF

DUBLIN, June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "World's Top 6 Agriculture Equipment Manufacturers - Annual Strategy Dossier - 2019 - John Deere, CNH, AGCO, CLAAS, SDF, Kubota" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This annual 2019 edition of the report analyses the...

CLAAS Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CLAAS founded?

    CLAAS was founded in 1913.

  • Who are CLAAS key executives?

    CLAAS's key executives are Thomas Böck, Hermann Lohbeck and Hans Lampert.

  • How many employees does CLAAS have?

    CLAAS has 11,448 employees.

  • What is CLAAS revenue?

    Latest CLAAS annual revenue is €3.9 b.

  • What is CLAAS revenue per employee?

    Latest CLAAS revenue per employee is €339.7 k.

  • Who are CLAAS competitors?

    Competitors of CLAAS include Ruralco Holdings, Wynnstay Group and Freight Farms.

  • Where is CLAAS headquarters?

    CLAAS headquarters is located at Mühlenwinkel 1, Harsewinkel.

  • Where are CLAAS offices?

    CLAAS has offices in Harsewinkel, Bad Saulgau, Dissen am Teutoburger Wald, Hamm and in 21 other locations.

  • How many offices does CLAAS have?

    CLAAS has 26 offices.