One year ago, the Malaysian government announced it would impose a lockdown and close its borders to all countries—including neighboring Singapore—to help contain the spread of COVID-19. At the time, more than half of Rockwell Automation’s Singapore plant workforce commuted daily from Malaysia. After leaders contacted every affected employee, more than 70 people volunteered to temporarily relocate to Singapore to help keep production lines running, ensuring the delivery of essential products to Rockwell customers.
Employees seeking to be vaccinated have opportunity to attend events at local facilities
As many states began to advance their vaccine availability this month, Mohawk Industries leadership immediately got to work to identify how the company could connect employees to these resources.
In Northwest Georgia, where the majority of the flooring manufacturer’s Flooring North America segment’s workforce is based, Mohawk has been able to partner directly with state and local government and public health officials to organize on-site vaccination events.
Abbott’s assay received FDA EUA to detect COVID-19, flu A and B, and RSV with one swab, easing the testing process.
Waking up with a runny nose wouldn't be cause for alarm in "normal times." However, that's all changed thanks to COVID-19. Now the slightest runny nose or cough can cause alarm. Is it COVID-19? Is it just a cold? The flu? Amid this pandemic, distinguishing one respiratory illness from another has never been so important.
Starting any new job at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic was a challenge, but for Susan Gambardella–the president of Kimberly-Clark Professional North America – her top priorities were taking care of her team members as well as the essential heroes in the commercial cleaning industry who use Kimberly-Clark Professional’s trusted brands to keep others safe.
Q&A with Karla Schoenfeld, Director of Marketing at Gildan
In the printwear channel, the beginning of the year is synonymous with trade show season, but in 2020 and 2021, everything is different. Trade show exhibitions have been forced to move online amid the continuity of the COVID-19 pandemic, forgoing, for the time being, face-to-face interactions.
It’s hard to believe that nearly a year has passed since a large swath of the business world began working remotely, and many of us transitioned to doing just about everything from home. At times it has felt like the longest year, but it also seems to have passed in the blink of an eye. We’ve learned that people are incredibly resilient, and we have seen this first-hand in our families and friends, our colleagues, our customers, and our businesses. It is truly inspiring.