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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 Openings211
Revenue (FY, 2018)€3.9 B(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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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, Dissen am Teutoburger Wald, Paderborn, Columbus and in 18 other locations
Harsewinkel, DE (HQ)
Mühlenwinkel 1
Dissen am Teutoburger Wald, DE
Sommerkämpen 11
Paderborn, DE
Halberstädter Str. 15
Sunchales, AR
Ruta Nacional 34 Km 255
Porto Alegre, BR
R. Dom Pedro II, 478 - São João
Regina, CA
1850 Stock Rd
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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)
EURFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

321.4k

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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CLAAS Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Countries

191919

Locations

35

Patent Applications

231

Patents Issued

3.68 k3.7 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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CLAAS Online and Social Media Presence

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CLAAS News and Updates

Global Annual Strategy Dossier of the Top 6 Agriculture Equipment Manufacturers 2021: John Deere, CNH, AGCO, CLAAS, SDF, Kubota

DUBLIN, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Annual Strategy Dossier - 2021 - Global Top 6 Agriculture Equipment Manufacturers - John Deere, CNH, AGCO, CLAAS, SDF, Kubota" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The 2021 annual edition of the Strategy Dossier report...

Global Top Agriculture Equipment Manufacturers Report 2020-2021: Strategy Dossier of John Deere, CNH Industrial, AGCO, CLAAS, SDF, Kubota

DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Strategy Dossier - 2020-2021 - Global Top 6 Agriculture Equipment Manufacturers - John Deere, CNH Industrial, AGCO, CLAAS, SDF, Kubota Corporation" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The 2020 edition of the report...

Comparative SWOT & Strategy Focus of John Deere, CNH Industrial, AGCO, CLAAS, SDF, and Kubota Corporation, 2020-2024

Dublin, Jan. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Comparative SWOT & Strategy Focus - 2020-2024 - Global Top 6 Agriculture Equipment Manufacturers - John Deere, CNH Industrial, AGCO, CLAAS, SDF, Kubota Corporation" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Global Top 6 Agriculture Equipment Manufacturers, 2020-2021 - Analysis of John Deere, CNH Industrial, AGCO, CLAAS, SDF, Kubota

Dublin, Jan. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Strategic Factor Analysis Summary (SFAS) Framework Analysis - 2021 - Global Top 6 Agriculture Equipment Manufacturers - John Deere, CNH Industrial, AGCO, CLAAS, SDF, Kubota Corporation" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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 K.W. Metalwork, John Deere and Wynnstay Group.

  • Where is CLAAS headquarters?

    CLAAS headquarters is located at Mühlenwinkel 1, Harsewinkel.

  • Where are CLAAS offices?

    CLAAS has offices in Harsewinkel, Dissen am Teutoburger Wald, Paderborn, Columbus and in 18 other locations.

  • How many offices does CLAAS have?

    CLAAS has 23 offices.