11th Suppliers' Day

11th CLAAS Suppliers' Day 2015

11th Suppliers' Day: CLAAS awarded its suppliers

On 15 January, approximately 700 guests met in Harsewinkel for the 11th CLAAS Suppliers' Day, which was based on the theme of "Implementing Ideas". The awarding of the Supplier of the Year title was once again the highlight of this year's event.

The winners of the Supplier of the Year Award 2014 are:

Total Winner: Mitas a.s., Prague, Czech Republic

Total winner is Mitas a.s. of Prague (www.mitas-tyres.com). The company supplies CLAAS with tyres. Both companies have been working together closely for a number of years with great success. Mitas performed to a very high standard in all of the categories assessed

Quality: Atik Metal, Izmir, Turkey

Atik Metal supplies CLAAS with castings. The supplier has very high quality standards of its own and is a top global sourcing supplier. (www.atikmetal.com.tr

Further nominees in the category Quality are:

Klöckner & Co Deutschland GmbH, Velten, Germany (www.kloeckner.com)

Wilhelm Wernecke GmbH & Co. KG, Plettenberg, Germany (www.wilh-wernecke.de)

Logistics: Duvenbeck, Bocholt, Germany

Duvenbeck (www.duvenbeck.de) is a supplier of logistics services to CLAAS and the company has distinguished itself through high motivation levels, excellent collaboration and innovative processes

Further nominees in the category Logistics are:

Cableries de Valenciennes, Somain, Frankreich

Neunkirchener Achsenfabrik AG, Neunkirchen am Brand, Deutschland (www.nafaxles.com)

Innovation: Rába Axle Ltd., Györ, Ungarn

Rába Axle Ltd. (www.raba.hu) has contributed to significant product improvements thanks to its innovations.

Further nominees in the category Innovation are:

AgJunction, Hiawatha (KS), USA (www.corp.agjunction.com)

Müller-Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG, Salzkotten, Deutschland (www.mueller-elektronik.de)

Service: BS Energy, Braunschweig, Germany

BS Energy (www.bs-energy.de) supplies CLAAS with power. The supplier received an award due to its expert advice and innovative procurement strategies.

Further nominees in the category Service are:
Metaltech, Czosnów, Poland (www.metaltech.pl)

Protec GmbH, Haslach, Germany (www.protec-zerspanung.de)