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Award Ceremony 2021

The best suppliers of the CLAAS Group worldwide were honored with the "Supplier of the Year Awards".

The winners of the Supplier of the Year Awards 2020 are:

Total Winner: Sauter Drehteile Bärenthal GmbH, Bärenthal, Germany


The total winner is company Sauter (www.sauter-cnc.de). On a production area of over 7000 m², the company manufactures highly complex turned and milled parts from all machinable materials on 144 CNC machines in 3-shift operation and convinces CLAAS with its high degree of flexibility.

Quality: Exide Technologies, Gennevilliers, France


The award category Quality goes to Exide Technologies (www.exidegroup.com).

Headquartered near Paris, the company is a leading provider of advanced energy storage solutions for the automotive and industrial markets.  With two R&D facilities and eleven production sites in Europe, Exide relies on high quality technologies, manufacturing and recycling to provide suitable energy solutions worldwide.

Logistics: ARCOPROFIL Srl., Santorso, Italy


The prize in the logistics category goes to ARCOPROFIL (www.arcoprofil.com). ARCOPROFIL focuses on the production of shafts with splines, which are applied using different processes such as "FELSS", "GROB", as well as hobbing and gear shaping. The company has more than 30 years of experience in this industrial sector and stands out for its high delivery reliability.

Innovation: HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA, Lippstadt, Germany


The prize in the Innovation category goes to HELLA (www.hella.com). HELLA develops and manufactures lighting technology and electronic products for the automotive industry and impresses CLAAS among other things with particularly innovative products.


Service: Carl Nolte Technik GmbH, Greven, Germany


The prize in the Service category goes to Carl Nolte Technik in Greven (www.carlnolte.de). As a system partner, Carl Nolte Technik offers a wide range of products, advice and service for production, such as personal protective equipment for employees. A particularly high level of commitment and reliability characterizes the company, even in times of crisis.