Statement on DuPont Transportation and Industrial’s Response to COVID-19 from Eugenio Toccalino, General Manager, Healthcare & Molykote

Press Release | April 08, 2020
Press Release
Statement on DuPont Transportation and Industrial’s Response to COVID-19 from Eugenio Toccalino, General Manager, Healthcare & Molykote

DuPont continues to monitor the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) around the world and our thoughts and concerns go out to those impacted by the virus and to the frontline response personnel.

Consistent with our core values, DuPont is actively monitoring and managing the impact to our people and locations through the activation of both corporate and local crisis management teams. We have issued guidance on travel, remote working and other precautions to help our employees and stakeholders stay healthy.

Our Healthcare Silicone team, part of the DuPont Transportation and Industrial business, is working diligently to maintain continuity with our customers and supply chains, including shipping/logistic optimization and contingency planning. Many key learnings have come from DuPont colleagues in China who faced similar challenges but are now back in operation. The Healthcare Industries Materials Site (HIMS), located in Hemlock, MI is part of the nation’s critical infrastructure under guidelines issued by the United States Department of Homeland Security for essential businesses and industries, so this site is continuing to operate based on current guidance and executive orders. We are all witness to the evolving situation with COVID-19 so it is critical that we do our part to serve the ultimate beneficiary of our collective efforts – the patients.

Globally, DuPont employees are working every day to deliver essential DuPont PPE garments to those managing COVID-19 response, and we are supplying our customers with silicones and resins to manufacture numerous life-sustaining products including respiratory masks, face shields, hand sanitizers and silicone tubing to process medicines and vaccines. We will continue to manage through this unprecedented time with our suppliers, distributors, customers and other stakeholders and appreciate your partnership.

Together we can make a difference.

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About DuPont Transportation & Industrial

DuPont Transportation & Industrial (T&I) delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to the transportation, aerospace, electronics, healthcare, industrial and consumer markets. T&I partners with customers to drive innovation by utilizing its expertise and knowledge in polymer and materials science. T&I works with customers throughout the value chain to enable material systems solutions for demanding applications and environments. For additional information about DuPont Transportation & Industrial, visit the Home Page.  For more information related to T&I and the healthcare industry, click here.

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