Mitas signs Claas OE deal

From left: Janbernd Geismann, Senior Buyer CLAAS, Andrew Mabin, Mitas’ Marketing and Sales Director, Jaroslav Čechura, Mitas’ CEO, Tomáš Němec, Chairman of the Board of Directors ČGS HOLDING a.s., Julia Hadkinson, Buyer CLAAS, Christelle Cugniere, Purchasing Manager CLAAS, Roland Sobisch, Head of Purchasing CLAAS, Jens Steinhardt, Mitas’ Key Account Manager and Ruediger Feldkamp, Lead Buyer CLAAS. Photo: Jiří Šimánek 2013.

Mitas has announced that the Czech tyremaker signed a long-term agreement with Claas at the recent Agritechnica event. “Our cooperation with CLAAS is excellent. We are continuing our collaboration, which dates back to 2004, when Mitas acquired the Continental farm tyre manufacturing division,” said Andrew Mabin, Mitas’ marketing and sales director.

Today Claas uses Mitas manufactured Continental and Mitas branded farm tyres in their plants for combines, tractors and forage harvesters in Germany, France, Russia and the United States. In recent years, Mitas has become one of the major tyre suppliers of CLAAS globally.

According to Mitas, thee main purpose of the agreement is the optimisation of the manufacturing and logistic delivery procedures of Mitas tyres to individual companies in the CLAAS group. “Our aim is to achieve the greatest possible satisfaction of CLAAS and their customers,” said Jens Steinhardt, Mitas’ Key Account Manager.


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