CLASS is one of the leading global manufacturers of agricultural equipment. The company, headquartered in the city of Harsewinkel, in the federal state of Westphalia, is the leader in the European market of combines. For forage harvesters, CLAAS ranks the first in the world.
CLASS is also a leading global player in the field of agricultural equipment, including on production of tractors, agricultural balers and harvesting equipment. CLASS products are distinguished by high productivity, safety and quality.
In general, CLASS Group has achieved high rates of development over the past two decades. Trade turnover increased from 500 million euros in the early 90s to the current level of almost 3.4 billion euros.
CLASS employs about 9 thousand employees worldwide. 75% of the company’s revenues accounted for international markets.
In accordance with the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan of 19.03.2010, JV Uz CLAAS Agro was established in Uzbekistan.
Today, the plant manufactures such machines as combine harvesters Dominator 130, Tucano 430, universal combines Axos 340, Arion 630C, Axion 850, Jaguar 850 combines and Markant 55 balers.
The company, together with local partners, brought the localization level of components for CLAAS machines in Uzbekistan to 50%.
There is a central office and warehouse in Tashkent and regional service centers in Andijan, Bukhara, Jizzakh, Kashkadarya, Navoi, Namangan, Samarkand, Syrdarya, Khorezm regions and the Republic of Karakalpakstan. During the harvest season, mobile parts stores are created in each region.
Favorable investment climate in Uzbekistan and a well-thought-out system of privileges for enterprises with foreign investments, as well as rapid development of farms, contribute to achievement of high growth rates of the company.