2017-10-06Press release

First official visit by AGCO and Fendt Management to Waldstetten and Wolfenbüttel

On September 28th and 29th, AGCO and Fendt managers paid their first visit to the new sites for forage harvesting solutions in Waldstetten and Wolfenbüttel. The reason for the visit was to inform Lely employees about the new partnership with the AGCO Group.

2017-10-06Press release

First official visit by AGCO and Fendt Management to Waldstetten and Wolfenbüttel

On September 28th and 29th, AGCO and Fendt managers paid their first visit to the new sites for forage harvesting solutions in Waldstetten and Wolfenbüttel. The reason for the visit was to inform Lely employees about the new partnership with the AGCO Group.

Visit to the Waldstetten site on 28.09.2017 (left to right): Marc Matthäus (Vice President & General Manager Global Green Harvesting), Peter-Josef Paffen (chairman of the AGCO/Fendt Management Board), Karsten Schulz (Waldstetten Plant Manager) and Michael Kusch (Mayor of Waldstetten)

"We are delighted to welcome our new colleagues to AGCO", says Marc Matthäus, Vice President & General Manager of Global Green Harvesting. "The Lely Forage Harvesting Solutions Division is one of the leading manufacturers of balers and loading wagons in Europe and complements the full-line product range of our AGCO brands, Fendt and Massey Ferguson".


Our range of loader wagons is manufactured and marketed by the 70-strong workforce at the Waldstetten site. The variable round balers and fixed chamber presses are produced at the plant in Wolfenbüttel; a site steeped in history and employing 230 people.

Visit to the Wolfenbüttel site on 29.09.2017 (left to right): Ekkehart Gläser (Production Director AGCO/Fendt), Peter-Josef Paffen (Chairman of the AGCO/Fendt Management Board), Marc Matthäus (Vice President & General Manager Global Green Harvesting) and Oliver Nietzsche (Wolfenbüttel Plant Manager).

"The quality and the technical innovations of the loading wagons and round balers fit perfectly to the Fendt brand", says Peter-Josef Paffen, Chairman of the AGCO/Fendt Management Board. "The longstanding expertise and commitment of the staff in Waldstetten and Wolfenbüttel will help us to achieve success with our newly extended product range of Fendt forage harvesting solutions."


With the inclusion of new plants, AGCO now has 5 sites for forage harvesting solutions in Germany:

· Waldstetten: Development and production of loading wagons

· Wolfenbüttel: Development and production of round balers

· Feucht: Development and production of forage harvesting

solutions

· Marktoberdorf: Development of forage harvesters

· Hohenmölsen: Production of forage harvesters

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