Both Massey Ferguson and Fendt factories start their production lines again with extensive safety measures put in place.
The Massey Ferguson factory in Beauvais restarted their production on the 27th of April, "the production restart is absolutely critical for the sustainability of the whole business chain but needs to be carried out under optimal and sustainable conditions. This is why this restart has been made possible as we have been able to meet two critical conditions, the guarantee health and safety of all employees and also that they can action a sustainable restart, and also that all rhier suppliers are able to supply their needed parts and compnents" said Thierry Lhotte, Vice President & Managing Director Massey Ferguson Europe & Middle East.
Fendt on the other hand have opened up their production line by the end of April this is following intensive discussions between a number of stakeholders where numerous measures for the protection of Fendt employees at the assembly lines, the parts production and in the offices have been implemented. Christoph Gröblinghoff, chairman at AGCO/Fendt management said: “We are very pleased that the supply chains are intact again and that our highly motivated Fendt team can get back to work in a concentrated manner.