BBG Bodenbearbeitungsgeräte Leipzig GmbH & Co. KG
Catros, Cenius and Centaur - these famous names belong to the successful machines which are built at the Amazone subsidiary BBG Bodenbearbeitungsgeräte Leipzig GmbH & Co. KG gebaut werden. Also the trailed UG Special and UG Super crop protection sprayers come from Leipzig. As well as the soil tillage implements from BBG these sprayers enjoy an excellent reputation at Amazone customers all over the world.
Since becoming a member of the Amazone Group in 1998 the production capacities of the BBG Bodenbearbeitungsgeräte Leipzig GmbH & Co. KG were continuously expanded and modernised. The biggest individual investment so far - amounting to approx. 4 million Euros - is the construction of a modern powder coating facility in the year 2012.
Next to the factory a testing area is located where the Amazone soil tillage implements are subject to brutal durability tests. In the Amazone Active Centre on the factory side lecture events, trainings and seminars for customers and sales partners from all over the world take place.
Also in the direct vicinity of the factory site, on the farm Agrarprodukte Kitzen e.V. since the year 2000 exact tests for the Amazone 3C concept are carried out on an area of 75 hectares. In total areas amounting to approx. 770 hectare are available for Amazone trials.