Claas offer Torion wheel loaders for farms

CLAAS has revealed its first range of high-performance wheel loaders for handling farm produce and materials. The Torion range with seven models on offer has been developed in conjunction with German materials handling specialist Liebberr who also manufactures the current CLAAS Scorpion telehandler range. At the entry-level are the Torion 535 and 639 models that […]

Claas to release the biggest Axion tractor to date

The Claas Axion tractor range has been given some useful changes including extra power, a new front axle and a marked down spec option for operators who don’t require over abundant electronic assistance. Claas recently built unit number 3,000 in its 900 Series and on a worldwide count claims to have a 10% market share in its power […]

Claas EASY onboard app gets AEF certification

The EASY on board app from CLAAS has received official AEF certification as an ISOBUS terminal. This app is the first, and so far the only app for a tablet PC and can be used to operate any ISOBUS implement. The Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation (AEF) has certified two functionalities of the CLAAS app at the same time – […]

CLAASY new testing facility

CLAAS is increasing its testing capacities for the development of new agricultural machinery by building a new centre at its site in Harsewinkel. Source: AFDJ eNews By the time it’s completed in 2018, total investment in the new centre will be over 15 million euros. “We will merge the test laboratories at our Harsewinkel site […]

Rudolf Diesel Medal to Helmut Claas

Helmut Claas, one of the world’s most influential agricultural engineers, has been awarded the Rudolf Diesel Medal for his lifetime of achievement in innovation. Source: AFDJ eNews Dubbed the ‘Oscars for Inventors’, the medal recognises both scientific achievement and entrepreneurship. As managing partner of the CLAAS Group for many years, Helmut helped to build the company […]

Claas Machine of the Year 2017

At the “Machine of the Year 2017” awards ceremony held at SIMA, CLAAS won the Special Jury Prize for the JAGUAR fitted with SHREDLAGE crop processing technology. Source: AFDJ eNews A large audience watched the ceremony held on the stand of the French agricultural magazine “Terre-net”. The crop processing technology known under the brand name […]

Dr. Jens Foerst takes CLAAS’ global tractor division

From June 1, Dr Jens Foerst will be taking over responsibility for the tractor division in addition to CLAAS Industrietechnik GmbH, and will be joining the CLAAS Group Executive Board as of 1 April. Source: AFDJ eNews Since starting his career after completing his studies at RWTH Aachen, Jens Foerst has held numerous international management […]

Seed Hawk iCon metering system

Precision seeding manufacturer, Seed Hawk, has released a new metering system that will enable its state-of-the-art Seed Hawk iCon air carts to accurately sow between one and 500 kg/ha of seed and fertiliser at speeds of up to 15 km/h. Source: AFDJ eNews iCon carts feature up to eight independent electronic metering systems, individual load cells in each tank and an iPad-based ‘wifi’ control […]

Busy LAMMA show for CLAAS

Kicking off the New Year show season in style, the LAMMA Show at the East of England Showgrounds proved as popular as ever with the organisers reporting record attendance.  Sources: AFDJ eNews, Exhibition News More than 40,000 visitors and around 900 exhibitors from the farm machinery and equipment attended LAMMA 2017 on 18-19 January. It […]

Amazone nozzle technology reduces spraying costs

Amazone has released an electric control system that automatically selects the best nozzle according to operating conditions and it can reduce spraying costs by up to 10%. Source: AFDJ eNews Cost saving depend on the field size, working width and the number of part-width sections used. Available for its UX trailed sprayers and the Pantera […]