Impact COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Based on the recommendations from the WHO and the relevant local authorities, Picanol Group had already taken a comprehensive set of health and safety initiatives in order to protect its employees and others from the disease and keep its plants and its businesses running as normal. These included precautionary measures for all of its employees, specific travel guidelines for all business-related travel, and additional safety measures at its sites.

In light of the latest developments concerning the global spread of COVID-19, Picanol Group has announced today that it will temporarily suspend production at its plant in Ieper, Belgium (segment Machines & Technologies), except for those parts and supplies that are necessary for customer service and critical supply chains for OEM customers.

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