Lesjöfors status regarding Covid-19

The Covid-19 outbreak has an unprecedented impact on individuals, society and business.

Lesjöfors is taking action with a view to:

  • protect the health and safety of our employees by minimizing the risk of spread of infections between our employees,
  • thereby also contributing to reducing the rate of transmission in the society,
  • at the same time, maintain our production to help protect the operations of our customers and suppliers, the jobs of our employees.

Daily review by management

Lesjöfors’ management team review the situation across our business on a daily basis, and take actions accordingly. Measures include travel bans, restricted access to facilities, strict hygiene protocols, changed shift forms and other measures to reduce contact between employees such as working from home if possible, etc.

Below, we list our status regarding the impacts of our group and we will update the information on a regular basis.

Status as of May 22, 2020

  • Production and deliveries are running in most manufacturing plants.
  • We have temporarily and partially reduced our activity in several of our companies in Europe, Asia and North America, mainly in those who supply to the automotive industry. China is back to normal operation after the earlier closure.
  • All sales and support functions are operating.
  • Increased absence rates at some production plants, mainly due to school closures. Tasks have been rearranged. No significant impact on scheduled production. Three employees in the US and UK are infected with the coronavirus. Everyone has mild symptoms and are already recovering.
  • A few customers and suppliers have announced temporary closures, mainly in the Automotive Industry. Safety stocks are in place in respect of both finished goods and raw materials. We see little impact on scheduled production.

In case there is any impact on deliveries, we will notify customers individually.

Ola Tengroth, CEO

Lesjöfors AB

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