Manitou Group partially resumes activity on its production sites based in France and Italy. This limited reopeningallows the group to gradually restart the whole supply and production chain, in the context of a health crisis that is still cause for concern.In accordance with the regulations applicable to all the production sites, the group has implemented specificmeasures to protect the health of its on-site employees and service providers.
Michel Denis, President & CEO, explains: “In the context of the health crisis, we have, in conjunction with our stakeholders, implemented very strict prevention and protection measures to ensure that our employees return to work in optimum safety conditions. All these measures have been disseminated internally and workers are given training as soon as they returnon site.”
The group stresses that these measures will be adjustedaccording to the evolution of the COVID-19 crisis and the number of employees present on the sites. A minimum activity service remains operational for critical functions, and teleworking is systematically implemented when appropriate.The whole group remainsextremely mobilized in the face of this crisis, in relation to itsemployees, itscustomers, its operations and all itsstakeholders.The closureof production operations in India, however, remains in effect in accordance with current isolation requirements in the country.