Scrubber producer has laid off or sent home many employees

ME Production has laid off or sent more than half of its employees home after the market for exhaust gas cleaning systems came to a halt due to the coronavirus crisis and oil collapse. Competitor Pureteq has also acted on the situation.

ME Production har blandt andet et joint venture i Kina med rederiet Torm og værftet GSI. Selskabet har været hårdt ramt af faldende efterspørgsel på scrubbere i 2020. | Photo: PR / ME Productions

2020 has been close to the perfect storm for scrubber producers, as the market came to a halt almost from one day to the next.

The coronavirus crisis and a sliding oil price has in recent months resulted in layoffs and more mute expectations among two scrubber suppliers.

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