Executive Insights - CLAAS

Discover the first episode of our Executive Insights video series with Thomas Böck, CEO of CLAAS, and Phillippe Bartissol, VP of Industrial Equipment at Dassault Systèmes.


Perspectives from leading enterprise executives in Industrial Equipment

Partners for over decades, CLAAS enabled Dassault Systèmes to improve its industry solutions by sharing specialized industry knowledge. In turn, these solutions supported CLAAS in its digital transformation while achieving breakthroughs in sustainable innovation and manufacturing.

Video interview of  Claas customer - Dassault Systèmes

In the opening episode, Böck and Bartissol discuss three key challenges in the agriculture industry:

  • How to feed the growing population?
  • How to meet the demand for eco-friendly machines?
  • And how to face the trend toward software-driven equipment?

Video transcript

A family business founded in 1913, CLAAS is a world-renowned manufacturer of agricultural engineering equipment. Headquartered in Germany, Harsewinkel, Westphalia, the company is the market leader in Europe for combine harvesters, a world leader in self-propelled forage harvesters, and a top performer in agricultural engineering with tractors, agricultural balers, and green harvesting machinery.

All departments involving software engineers, electronics engineers, hydraulic engineers and mechanicals engineers, can collaborate real-time at various phases in the product development process.

Meet Our Speakers

Thomas Böck
Philippe Bartissol
VP Industrial Equipment at Dassault Systèmes

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