Update 4: Current impact of the coronavirus on Variosystems

Dear business partners

Enclosed you will find a current overview of our locations – the situation may change daily:

Steinach, Switzerland:

  • Production remains in a 2-shift operation at high capacity.
  • All safety measures are strictly observed and controlled during operation.
  • Wherever possible, work is done from home.

Badalgama, Sri Lanka:

  • After long and intensive negotiations with the government, we have received special permit to continue the production of defined Covid-19 medical devices. This special permit is bound to strict guidelines and is subject to strict controls.
  • The curfew will be eased on April 27th, thus further production capacity will be available to manufacture industrial goods.
  • We are planning a 3-shift operation to make up the backlog within the next 5 to 8 weeks.

Southlake, USA:

  • Company is open and working at full capacity.
  • Wherever possible, work is done from home.
  • The production runs in a 2-shift operation.

Suzhou, China:

  • Production has been ramped up and capacity utilization is at 120%. The backlog should be made up by the end of May.

Ludbreg, Croatia:

  • Production is in operation until further notice.

General supply chain:

  • Securing the supply chain is still the biggest challenge for all locations.
  • Air traffic is heavily restricted.
  • Deliveries from and to China are delayed up to 3 weeks. 
  • We are working intensively to find the best possible logistics solutions.

We would like to thank all our employees and especially their families for their dedication, commitment and loyalty.

This is a challenging time for all of us. Now we have to stand together and support each other. With a high level of personal responsibility and mutual consideration, we will successfully overcome the difficult situation.

We wish you and your families all the best and stay healthy!

Your Variosystems Team 

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