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LACOS – Precision in software

Quality through experience

Launched as a two-man operation in 1990, LACOS is now a medium-sized company that designs innovative precision farming solutions for the agricultural sector as an established software producer. More than 40 employees at two company locations as well as numerous co-operations with international agricultural engineering manufacturers underline continuous and successful positioning in the market.

Our many years of experience in mobile cross-platform developments form the source of state-of-the-art and advanced software applications, especially in animal husbandry, precision farming and agricultural logistics. Future focal points of development are the optimised recording and processing of weather and geo-information as well as the analysis of a wide variety of telemetry data.

Quality through expertise

Applications from LACOS go through an integrated process, beginning with careful, application-oriented planning, followed by controlled development phases and concluding with comprehensive quality management. A creative and interdisciplinary team of highly qualified specialists and experienced practitioners always work to assure product success and optimise applied process structures. For targeted project realisation, detailed demand analyses offer the option of problem-specific resource allocation.

Quality through customer proximity

The philosophy of LACOS is customer satisfaction through innovation and sustainability. This guiding principle forms the basis for a trusting and successful co-operation between LACOS and its customers. Because the goal is joint success.

Company history

From a simple two-man company to an established software specialist in agricultural engineering.

  • 2018 The sales threshold of 4 million is exceeded for the first time _ 45 employees
  • 2017 LACOS is awarded the "Grand Prize of Medium-Sized Enterprises" _ 43 employees
  • 2016 Jena branch office opened with 5 employees _ 40 employees
  • 2014 Relocation to a new company building _ 30 employees
  • 2009 Market launch of BM-Logistics _ 21 employees
  • 2007 First precision farming solutions for agricultural terminals _ 12 employees
  • 1997 First mobile software for PalmPilot _ 8 employees
  • 1994 First mobile software in the field of TP _ 6 employees
  • 1991 Opening of a shop for computers and accessories _ 4 employees
  • 1990 Foundation of LACOS Computerservice GmbH _ 2 employees

We make your machines more intelligent

Precision Farming, Automatic Documentation, Custom Software Development

Innovative, individually and high-quality developed software gives your solutions a unique selling proposition, which clearly distinguishes you from your competitors. With the help of intelligent GPS development, the targeted use of mathematical algorithms, extensive communication with ISOBUS systems and the use of state-of-the-art tools and standards, we expand and specialize the functional portfolio of your products.

With LACOS as a software specialist in agricultural engineering, you gain 30 years of intensive experience in the field of agricultural information processing. Together we discover hidden potentials or close open gaps in the further development of your machines.

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LACOS – A committed company

Regionally, as well as beyond its borders

The philosophy of LACOS is characterised by innovation, sustainability, customer satisfaction and employee safety. The commitment to implement these guiding principles and integrate them into the company's day-to-day operations has been confirmed by the wide range of awards and certificates that we have received.

In 2007 and 2011, LACOS won a silver medal at "Agritechnica" – the world's leading trade fair for agricultural technology – thanks to its innovative ideas.

The recruitment and securing of skilled workers are important management pillars at LACOS. Internal structures, processes and measures are always interpreted in terms of reconciling work and family life.

From the idea to the finished product – all development steps for the company's proprietary software products are carried out exclusively at the two German company locations.

After LACOS had been announced as one the finalists for the Grand Prize for Medium-Sized Businesses in 2016, the company was one of 30 companies in 2017 to be awarded the Medium-Sized Business Prize. 

The health and well-being of employees is an important asset for LACOS. Internal health management uses various measures to make work, organisation, structures and processes healthy.

LACOS was once awarded the “Innovative through Research” seal for 2018/2019 by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V., the German donors' association for the promotion of humanities and sciences.

In accordance with the consulting guidelines of the Free State of Thuringia, the company receives a subsidy to increase its performance and competitiveness by providing advice from independent management consultants - intensive consulting and process support. The results and recommendations for action will be recorded in a consultant report. The funding is provided by the European Social Fund and state funds from the Free State of Thuringia.