Status of production bases in each countries and regions due to the spread of COVID-19 (1)
April 6, 2020
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (TSE: 6305; “Hitachi Construction Machinery”) today announced the current status of the Hitachi Construction Machinery Group’s main production bases due to the spread of new coronavirus infection (COVID-19).
The spread of COVID-19 has affected Hitachi Construction Machinery Group’s production activities globally. Especially, the prolonged tightening of restrictions by governments in each countries and regions, such as bans on going outside, has made it difficult to continue production activities as usual.
Under these circumstances, the impact on people’s lives around the world has been affected. The entire Hitachi Construction Machinery Group will cooperate in order to successfully implement measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to resolve the confusion as soon as possible.
<Major Production Sites> As of April 6, 2020
Names of site
7 sites including Tsuchiura Works
In operation as usual
Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe)
Planning to production adjustments
Hitachi Construction Machinery (China)
(Resumed steadily since February 18, and resumed production at all production lines on March 12)
Asia and Oceania
Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company
Halting production at two plants
(March 25 to April 14)