COVID-19 (coronavirus) – important actions to ensure the safety of all
At tna, we regard the well-being of our global tna family including colleagues, customers, suppliers and partners as our primary responsibility. The outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the rapid surge in reported cases is a cause for serious concern.
In light of this, it is incumbent upon us to not only safeguard the interests of our employees but also ensure that we put in place precautionary measures to help contain the spread. With that in mind, here is an update on the actions we have taken in response to the outbreak.
reduced travel; reduced direct contact
All travel to WHO designated ‘high-risk’ areas have been embargoed with effect from 14 February 2020 and will be reviewed again on 31 March 2020. Travel advisories to other regions are being closely monitored and our staff will be working from home, in some regions.
enhanced aftermarket support
With travel being limited, our global support structure has been enhanced, including free global phone support, which you can locate here. For pre-planned installations and commissioning, we will work with you closely to review and assess risks, to ensure uninterrupted production.
secured product supply
Supply concerns during the China factory shutdown have been addressed through our 6 global manufacturing sites to minimise supply delays.
cancellation of trade shows & events
As a precautionary measure we will NOT be participating in tradeshows or events until *31 May 2020 including:
- 20 – 24 March, 2020: Snaxpo (USA)
- 14 – 16 April, 2020: American Packaging Summit (USA)
- 7 – 13 May, 2020: Interpack 2020 (Germany) – Postponed to 25 February, 2021
*Subsequent events and exhibition will be reviewed in due course
The ever-evolving situation is being monitored closely by our global teams and we will be sure to keep you abreast of further updates at our end. The aim is to stay connected with you through this challenging time with periodic updates, here.
We have taken multiple steps to minimise health risks to teammates, customers and the community, including enhanced cleaning procedures, across our operations. While we are grateful that our teams are safe, our thoughts are with all those who have been impacted at this time.
for further information
Our dedicated team is prepared and ready to assist you as we continue to provide updates on the situation. Please feel free to reach out to your local tna support service personnel or connect with us for further queries on the matter at email@example.com