Tuesday, March 31 update

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Automotive shutdowns seem to be extending and are now kind of open-ended. Mexico is starting to implement restrictions and our plant in San Miguel will likely be shut down soon.  We are awaiting legal interpretation of the latest order from the government down there. There is good news in the new CARES act for those […]

Monday, March 30 Coronavirus Update

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Monday, March 30 Update Still no cases in Mason County. President Trump extended the recommended social distancing to the end of April.  We’re not sure what that means for UACJ Whitehall operations, but that should become apparent soon as the State of Michigan and our customers react to the extension. We have received information about […]

March 27 Coronavirus Update

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A bit of a slow news day for us.  Generally automakers are extending their shutdowns by maybe a week.  Tesla announced a staff reduction of 75% in Reno.  I guess the rest of the people are required to make battery packs for their Shanghai, China plant in operation. Quoting activity is still high in the […]

March 26 Coronavirus Update

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The Paducah plant will be closed tonight at 8pm. Michigan is up to 2856 cases, but still none reported in Mason County.  Oceana county reported their first case. GM notified us that we have been awarded the GM 2019 Supplier Excellence Award.  Great job everyone! Tesla told us that they were going to be shut […]

Coronavirus March 25 Update

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Today’s major change is that Kentucky’s Governor has announced a stay at home order similar to the one in Michigan, beginning Thursday at 8pm.  We will fully comply with the Governor’s order. Driving around Ludington today, I have noticed a number of businesses that appear to be in full operation.  Great Lakes Castings, a foundry, […]

Coronavirus Update March 24, 2020

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Yesterday was quite a day.  I guess we saw it coming, but we didn’t think it would be this soon or so fast.  We had only a few hours to react. Thanks to all those involved for getting 8 trucks of badly needed Tesla parts out the door by midnight! Today’s the first day that […]