Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Mexico restarted operations at its Mexico plants, but only at 40 percent of capacity to make it an orderly process. In response to El Financiero, the company said that on May 25, it started operating its five factories in Saltillo, Coahuila, and on May 26, the two it has in Toluca, State of Mexico, began.
“Following the recommendations of the authorities and with the experience obtained in our plants worldwide that returned a couple of weeks ago, exceeding the requirements established by our authorities,” said the firm. They say that, since their plants closed since March 19, they began to develop and implement sanitation protocols, distancing, dining room protocols, transportation, doubling the number of trucks to be able to follow the Sana Distancia guidelines, and delivery of protective equipment. personal to all workers.
Regarding the suppliers, the company commented that they were able to do so because those necessary for the company resumed activity. The BMW plant in San Luis Potosí will start operations from May 27 under a gradual and planned approach, in accordance with the regulations and sanitary measures established by the authorities in Mexico for the mitigation of COVID-19, the company said in an email to El Financiero.
Among the implemented actions are the placement of sanitary filters in the accesses of the plant, sanitizing mats and taking of temperature with infrared cameras; delivery of protective equipment such as face masks, antibacterial gel and information brochures; Restructure and rearrange the work areas and common use spaces such as dining rooms, rest areas and dressing rooms to maintain a healthy distance. They also increased the employee transport fleet and reduced the capacity of people per bus to maintain adequate distance.
Source: El Financiero