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February 2022

FIRE AT OUR ELVIA LOIRE VALLEY – CIRETEC FACILITY

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MONITORING OF THE SITUATION AND LATEST INFORMATION

Reminder of the facts

  • A fire broke out on Sunday 30th January 2022 at our elvia Loire Valley – CIRETEC facility.
  • The fire destroyed the entire production workshop.
  • A psychological unit was set up to support the employees.
  • Expert assessments are underway.

 

The situation is progressing at Saint-Ay

To start again the activity, the arrangement of temporary offices is progressing. The elvia CIRETEC sign is already there to identify them.

These new offices have been fitted out to accommodate several activities. CAD/CAM teams have been working there since 15th February. They will soon be joined by Final Control teams. The objective is to also install Metallographic Cutting, Electrical Testing and Shipping departments.

Information meetings are organised with elvia Loire Valley-CIRETEC teams every two to three weeks.

 

All the group swung into action to face up to the situation

  • The Sales teams ensure regular communication with our customers.
  • There are also constant exchanges with our suppliers to ensure that materials are supplied as quickly as possible.
  • The Methods department manages the transfer of data to the other sites.
  • Concerning the production, our elvia Normandy facility in Coutances and elvia Brittany-A&P Lithos facility in Châteaubourg welcome 12 operators from elvia Loire Valley-CIRETEC site, this week. Other actions to increase the capacities are deployed on the elvia Brittany-A&P Lithos and elvia Normandy (emergency investments, opening of teams…) in order to secure elvia Loire Valley-CIRETEC activities.

FIRE AT OUR ELVIA LOIRE VALLEY – CIRETEC FACILITY.

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MONITORING OF THE SITUATION AND LATEST INFORMATION

 

Reminder of the facts:

  • A fire broke out on Sunday 30th January 2022 in the early afternoon at our elvia Loire Valley – CIRETEC facility.
  • The fire was contained at the end of the afternoon.
  • There were no injuries and no pollution was released.
  • The fire destroyed the entire production workshop.
  • The site is not subject to a Seveso classification.
  • A preliminary investigation has been opened by the Orléans public prosecutor’s office to determine the origin and circumstances of the fire, which are still undetermined.
  • The activity of this factory with 87 employees has been completely shut down.

 

The management would like to thank the fire brigade and the gendarmerie who intervened, as well as the local administration and all those who gave their help and support.

 

Actions taken by elvia PCB Group:

The entire group was mobilised to deal with this exceptional situation from the morning of Monday 31st January. The priorities were to provide support and solidarity to our employees in this ordeal, as well as to provide rapid fallback solutions to our customers and partners.

To support the staff of elvia Loire Valley – CIRETEC, a psychological unit was set up.

To compensate for the unavailability of our site, our sales teams are organised to inform our customers and partners. Also, an adapted transfer plan is being prepared in order to allow the continuity of the activity.

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