SEKISUI Aerospace has announced it has suspended operations at its Washington facilities in response to Washington governor´s order for people to stay home and stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, the company said.
Volunteer employees will maintain production of critical parts for customers.
SEKISUI has implemented preventative measures to ensure a safe working environment, incorporating the safety protocols suggested by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as maintaining daily communication with all SEKISUI Aerospace employees to monitor the health and safety of the overall company. The company maintained full employee compensation and benefits throughout the suspension of operations.
The company has made the decision to place a portion of its workforce on a short-term furlough from its Washington State operations as of April 20.
SEKISUI Aerospace has been manufacturing and engineering products for the commercial aerospace and defense markets for over 30 years. SEKISUI Aerospace is a designer and producer of advanced composite structures, systems and engine components using thermoset and thermoplastic technology for the global aerospace industry.