Outokumpu’s response to novel coronavirus COVID-19
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing concern and turbulence around the world. Outokumpu is monitoring the evolving pandemic closely and has taken strong action to control the situation.
We have taken numerous measures to protect the health, safety and the wellbeing of our people, customers and partners and at the same ensure the continuity of our business. For example, we have suspended all travel, face-to-face meetings and attendance at any gatherings or events. We have also limited visitor access to our sites to the absolutely critical and we encourage our people to work from home whenever possible.
Our aim is to avoid any interruption to our production, deliveries and other daily activities. We have contingency plans in place to ensure continued customer service also during exceptional times. We maintain a continuous dialogue with our key stakeholders in the local communities and across the globe to monitor the situation and implement new procedures if needed.
We are confident that with proper preventative measures and continuing good collaboration between companies and authorities, we will be able to navigate through this exceptional period of time. Meanwhile, we at Outokumpu make every effort to fulfill our commitments to our employees, customers, partners and other stakeholders.
In case you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your contact person at Outokumpu at any time.
Outokumpu is the global leader in stainless steel. We aim to be the best value creator in stainless steel through customer orientation and efficiency. The foundation of our business is our ability to tailor stainless steel into any form and for almost any purpose. Stainless steel is sustainable, durable and designed to last forever. Our customers use it to create civilization’s basic structures and its most famous landmarks as well as products for households and various industries. Outokumpu employs 10,000 professionals in more than 30 countries, with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and shares listed in Nasdaq Helsinki. www.outokumpu.com