Effect of COVID-19 control measures on factory output
March 18, 2020
1. Production at SANYO DENKI PHILIPPINES, INC.
With almost 200,000 cases, and close to 8,000 deaths, the current global pandemic of COVID-19 is
affecting every one of us. We at Sanyo Denki are not immune to the effects of this disaster.
On March 16, the Philippine government announced new enhanced community quarantine orders for
Luzon Island in the Philippines, in effect until April 12. Strict home quarantine shall be implemented
in all households, transportation shall be suspended, provision of food and essential services shall
be regulated, and heightened presence of uniformed personnel to enforce quarantine procedures will
Our production facilities at SANYO DENKI PHILIPPINES, INC. (Hereinafter referred to as “the
Philippines factory”), is located in the Subic Special Economic Zone in Luzon. Production activities
were therefore suspended on the afternoon of March 17th.
2. Clarification of impact
At this time, Sanyo Denki is still confirming details as to when we can resume production at the
Philippines factory, and products slated for delivery in the next month have been impacted.
Our factories in Japan are operating normally, and we are exploring options to utilize their services to
mitigate the production halt in the Philippines.
3. Future outlook
We will continually provide more updates on this situation as we receive them.
The world is facing an unprecedented human tragedy at this time, and we at Sanyo Denki ask for
your understanding in allowing us to provide you with our best effort under these extraordinary
4. Special inquiries regarding this matter
Please contact your local Sanyo Denki America sales representatives for special inquiries about this
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