Light projections in the CLAAS Museum
Date9. October 2020
ClientCLAAS KGaA mbH
CLAAS, with its headquarters in Harsewinkel, Westphalia, is an internationally significant manufacturer of harvesting machinery, including tractors, telescopic handlers, combine harvesters and forage harvesters. The company was founded in 1913 by August Claas and his brothers. Since 1936, the company has been manufacturing combine harvesters, a product inseparably linked with the CLAAS name. Its modern product range includes agricultural information technology, which is developed in its own centre for “Precision Farming”. CLAAS employs more than 11,400 people worldwide and achieved sales of 3.8 billion euros in the 2019 financial year.
Approx. 2,300 employees work at the CLAAS main factory in Harsewinkel. There, visitors are welcomed in the Technoparc, the exhibition and customer centre of CLAAS. A representative range of machines from tractors to combine harvesters is exhibited on more than 2,500 m² – with various functional models being added. In the museum area, visitors can gain an insight into the company’s history, which goes back over 100 years. PHOS 85 projectors from Derksen are used in the museum to effectively stage quotations from the company’s history above the exhibition area. At other points, light projections serve as a guidance and information system for visitors.