The purchasing of product related materials is organised by proFIT teams. Requirements are bundled by commodities. Each proFIT team is responsible for one strategic commodity. A total of 17 proFIT teams exists.

The CLAAS group has the following requirements:

  • Bearings
    • Ball bearings
    • Flanged bearings
  • Power Pac
    • Exhaust systems
    • Filter systems
    • Engines
    • Cooling systems
    • Fans
  • Power Train
    • Steering axles, not driven
    • Steering axles
    • Drive axles
  • Gear bos & Drive lines
    • Mechanical gear boxes
    • Reduction gears
    • Angle drives
    • Drive shafts
  • Electrics
    • Batteries
    • Cable harnesses
    • Lights
    • Switches
    • Linear and direct current motors
  • Electronics
    • Sensors
    • Electronic control
    • Central electrics and modules
    • GPS systems
  • Hydraulics
    • Hydraulic motors
    • Hydraulic pumps
    • Hydraulic valves
    • Hydraulic cylinders
    • Hydrostatic ground drives
    • Diaphragm accumulators
    • Hose lines and accessories
    • Central lubrication systems
  • Machined & unmachined parts
    • Castings and forgings as blanks
    • Castings and forgings as machined parts
    • Turned and milled parts
  • Cabins
    • Driver cabins
    • Driver seats
    • Gas pressure damper
    • Air conditioning systems, fans, accessories
    • Steering
    • Window wipers
    • Locks and handles
    • Mirrors
  • Tyres & Rims
    • Tyres
    • Disc wheels / rims
    • Wheels
    • Rubber tracks
  • Weldments
    • Weldments
    • Assemblies
    • Assembly modules
    • Deep-drawn parts
    • Augers
  • Steel
    • Flat steel
    • Long steel
    • Structural steel
    • Aluminium
  • Plastics
    • Thermoplast
    • Duroplast
  • Knives & Springs
    • Knives for combines and forage harvesters
    • Knives for balers, strawcoppers and loader wagons
    • Flail & mower bladers
    • Shear bars
    • Compassion & extension springs
    • Hay lines
    • Bent wire parts
  • Chains & Belts
    • Link and knotted-link chains
    • Roller and conveyor chains
    • V-belts
    • Belts for straw presses
    • Composite belts
  • Service Provider Parts
    • Labels
    • Printed materials
    • Technique for joining parts
    • Clamps and clips
  • Paintings & Coatings
    • 2-component lacquers
    • Pre-treatment
    • KTL colour (cathodic lacquer dipping finish)
    • Coating powder