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AGCO Corporation to operate as normal amid the COVID-19 outbreak

Author : Pankaj Singh | Published Date : 2020-03-23 

Despite the growing threat of coronavirus in America and across the world, several companies deemed essential need to continue their operations as normal owing to their necessity towards meeting public demands and needs.

An instance of this was observed when, AGCO Corporation, a renowned US-based agriculture equipment company, was designated necessary by the Government of USA to continue to produce and deploy agriculture equipment to its customers. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has classified the agriculture equipment sector to be a very essential vital infrastructure in the COVID-19 crisis.

AGCO would work regularly amid the growth of this disease. All the assembly centers, production locations, and distribution centers would operate just like any other normal day, while the corporate office employees would continue their work remotely in order to meet the needs of the company’s crucial and hard-working ranchers and growers.

The company is closely following and monitoring the guidelines released by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) as well as the WHO (World Health Organization) to face the coronavirus outbreak, while also ensuring that the well-being and safety of the company’s employees is its top priority. AGCO has imposed domestic and international travel restrictions and has drastically escalated its sanitation efforts as well as implemented staggered or remote shifts in order to follow social-distancing.

Robert B. Crain, General Manager and Senior Vice President, AGCO North America, stated that the company is fortunate that it can continue to support its consumers during this crucial time of the season. AGCO would continue to make its employees' health and safety a priority as it continues to supply its customers and dealers with all the crucial equipment to feed Americans.

About AGCO

AGCO is a renowned agricultural equipment designer, manufacturer, and distributor. The company also provides high-tech solutions for farmers using its complete array of farming equipment and relevant services.

 

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Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh

Endowed with a post graduate degree in management and finance, Pankaj Singh has been a part of the online content domain for quite a while. Having worked previously as a U.K. insurance underwriter for two years, he now writes articles for fractovia.org and other online portals. He can be contacted at- [email protected] | https://twitter.com/PankajSingh2605

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