János Lábassy, blacksmith, founded his agricultural machinery factory in 1848, wherenot only piece production but also machine types were made. The firstsignificant product was the Lábassy type plough.The machine contained manyinnovations, allowing precise setting of the ploughing depth even theshare-beam configuration. His solutions, world-wide, were unique. On theoccasion of the anniversary, a commemorative celebration took place in CLAASHungária on 28 november 2018. At the intimate event the press was representedin large numbers, by clicking here you can see a video summary.
The former director of the Agricultural Machine Factory in Törökszentmiklós (Lábassy-type factory), he is the member of the Association of Hungarian Machinery Manufacturers, Dr. Lajos Deák, gave a lecture about the legendary products and the starting of personally and professionaly cooperation with Mr. Helmut Claas.
The professional level was so high that CLAAS decided to set up its Hungarian factory in Törökszentmiklós, said the company’s director Mr. Andreas Szakácsi.
Now, the trace of Lábassy’s effort is still visible: it is the biggest agricultural machinery factory in Hungary works in the place of old one.