The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a situation unlike anything most of us have experienced before. As Sullair continues to respond to COVID-19, the health and safety of our employees and their families, partners and customers remains our top priority. We are committed to being there when our colleagues, partners and customers need us most.
The pandemic situation continues to escalate across the world, but particularly in the United States and Europe. As we adapt our business in response to COVID-19, we are committed to sharing updates on our ongoing actions.
Both states of Indiana and Illinois have extended their stay-at-home orders until April 20th and April 30th, respectively. All Chicago and Michigan City-based employees who can work remotely continue to do so.
Our Michigan City plant remains open, but we are doing so with the health and safety of our production employees top of mind. After being presented with a choice on whether they’d like to continue working or not, an overwhelming majority of our production employees have willingly chosen to continue supporting our customers in this trying time. The team is committed to our customers and appreciative of the efforts undertaken by the company to maintain a safe working environment.
Distributor Partners and End Customers
We understand many of our end customers are in industries critical during this pandemic: medical, pharmaceutical and food and beverage, to name a few, and we want to help ensure your production can continue, too.
If our overall production plan drastically changes or our facility must close at some point to comply with CDC and government guidelines, this will be promptly communicated to our distributor partners and end customers.
We thank our health care and essential workers on the front lines of COVID-19. Sullair recently donated nearly 1,300 N95 respirator masks to Franciscan Health in Michigan City, and we will continue to do what we can to help ensure the health and safety of health care workers and our community at large.
The COVID-19 situation remains fluid, but our leadership team continues to regularly meet – often daily – to help navigate these uncharted waters. Together, we will get through this.
President & CEO
Statement on COVID-19
March 26, 2020
To our partners and customers around the world,
The COVID-19 outbreak has changed life as we know it. The pandemic is impacting families, businesses and communities across the world. While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rapidly evolve – often by the hour – we want to assure you that our number one priority remains steadfast: the health and safety of our employees, partners and end customers.
Sullair is deemed an essential business in the states of Indiana and Illinois, and we continue to be fully operational to serve the needs of our partners and customers across the world. However, we are not taking this responsibility lightly. We are moving our business forward with the utmost care and caution. Many of our employees are working remotely. For employees who have no choice but to be onsite, such as our production team members, we have created two shifts to honor social distancing. This is in addition to increased cleaning and disinfecting of our facilities, screening of visitors, and closing on-site amenities to help lessen the risk of exposure.
We continue to work closely with experts and monitor CDC and governmental guidelines to help ensure the safety of our employees, partners and end customers during this challenging time. As the situation evolves, and if our operations become severely impacted, we are committed to keeping you updated.
Despite the uncertainties of today, our commitment to our employees, partners and end customers is no different. On behalf of all of us at Sullair, we are committed to remaining the compressed air experts you can rely on in the days and years ahead – in both good times and trying times.
Thank you for your support during this difficult time.
Chief Operating Officer