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AGC Glass
March 17, 2020

AGC North America Issues Statement on Coronavirus

To our valued industry partners and employees,

March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization declared the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) as a pandemic. Throughout the US and Canada social distancing is being mandated, public events are being cancelled, and schools are converting to home schooling. Being a strong corporate citizen, AGC Glass North America (“AGC”) takes seriously our responsibility to ensure the safety and wellness of our employees, customers and suppliers. AGC has implemented appropriate and meaningful procedures focused on safety, as well as the continuity of our customers’ supply chains.

AGC has received inquiries regarding active projects and product availability. AGC has conducted an assessment of the Coronavirus’ impact on our business and supply chain and at this time anticipates no material impact on AGC’s supply chain or in continuing to provide high quality products and services to our customers. We believe that our in-house manufacturing, protocols, and the supply of North America sourced raw goods are robust. If this assessment changes, AGC will update our customers accordingly.

AGC is also following government and CDC recommended practices including increased facility sanitizing and hand washing, social distancing of more than 6 feet from others, restricted travel, encouraging work from home where possible, following recommended procedures if an employee tests positive for the virus or comes into contact with someone who has tested positive, and limiting the gathering of groups of employees. In addition, all outside (non-AGC) visitors will not be allowed into our offices at this time. AGC will follow any State or Federal Government mandated requirements and restrictions which are now in force or will be imposed in the future.

This pandemic is a very fluid situation for all and AGC is actively monitoring the situation on a daily basis. We will continue to adapt our approach as conditions warrant over the coming weeks.

Our focus is to protect our employees during this outbreak, and to leverage AGC’s strong systems and processes to minimize any negative impact on our customers. We are confident in our ability to perform and will monitor this situation daily. If you have any questions, please contact your local or direct AGC representative.

Mike Antonucci

President
AGC Glass North America