HARSEWINKEL, Germany (July 20, 2010)—German agricultural machinery manufacturer Claas and Michelin have signed a three-year cooperation agreement at Claas's headquarters in Harsewinkel, Germany.
Michelin said the companies strengthened their collaboration in areas such as research and development and market intelligence. Claas is the European leader in combine harvesters
Claas is developing harvesters that integrate new, performance-enhancing technologies, and uses Michelin tires to deliver the right balance of productivity, environmental sensitivity and safer operation, the tire maker said.
In addition to combines, the new line of Claas tractors will be fitted with Michelin tires as original equipment.