CLAAS marks a decade of innovation with major milestone in Shandong

(| Updated : 2024-05-20

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The CLAAS Agricultural Machinery (Shandong) Co Ltd celebrated its 10th anniversary at its Gaomi factory in Weifang, Shandong province on May 15.

The company also inaugurated a new energy-saving and environmentally friendly powder coating production line with an annual design coating capacity of 900,000 square meters.

This new line marks a significant milestone in CLAAS Group's commitment to establishing China as an integral part of its global manufacturing and engineering network.

Thomas Spiering, Executive Board Member of CLAAS Group, attended the anniversary celebration and inaugurated the powder coating line.

He expressed strong confidence in the future development of CLAAS Shandong's Gaomi factory. "The Gaomi factory is an important part of CLAAS Group's global manufacturing and engineering network, providing modern agricultural machinery and spare parts to users around the world. It truly embodies the realization of German quality in China. We look forward to more CLAAS innovations from China in the future," he noted.

Founded in 1913, CLAAS is the leading agricultural machinery manufacturer in Europe and the fourth largest globally.

CLAAS Agricultural Machinery (Shandong) Co Ltd, a subsidiary of CLAAS in China, is a modern agricultural equipment manufacturing enterprise that integrates R&D, production, manufacturing, and sales services.

The Gaomi factory is its R&D, production, sales, and service base in China's main agricultural production area and is the only German company in Gaomi.

A celebratory event gets underway at the Gaomi factory of CLAAS Agricultural Machinery (Shandong) Co Ltd in Weifang, Shandong. [Photo by Wang Honglei for]

A new eco-friendly powder coating line is put into operation at the inauguration ceremony. [Photo by Wang Honglei for]