In light of the unprecedented situation owing to the spread of COVID-19 in Vietnam SUMIDA CORPORATION would like to inform on the adverse impacts of the infections on the manufacturing facilities of Sumida group.
With the surge of COVID-19 infections Quang Ngai province has been in a pandemic situation since end August, and cases of infections have been detected day-after-day in several regions.
On September 6, considering this situation, the Quang Ngai Provincial People’s Committee (hereafter “PPC”) advised to make provisions for employees to stay in the manufacturing facilities to keep the production going.
With an objective to prioritize safety and well-being of its stakeholders and personnel, the Company has decided to follow the advice of PPC.
In accordance with the guidelines of PPC, employees of the Company’s subsidiary, SUMIDA ELECTRONIC QUANG NGAI CO., LTD. will take on “stay, eat, work” initiatives to ensure continued operation of manufacturing anticipating a production output plan of approximately 20%.
The initiatives will take effect for two weeks starting from September 13, 2021. Depending on circumstances, full plant operation may be resumed earlier. Any changes will be announced in due course.
In line with the local regulations and orders being issued by government and administrative authorities, the Company will take appropriate actions as the situation progresses and will do its best to minimize the impact on its customers as possible.