In our new normal, with the onset of the coronavirus, many manufacturers have changed course meet America’s needs. We have printing specialists, printing hospital supplies, we have drones delivering medications, and we have distilleries and perfume factors churning out hand sanitizer.
However, many other essential companies continue business as usual. According to Illinois Governor Pritzker, an essential company is one that supplies essential businesses and operations.
Businesses that sell, manufacture, or supply other Essential Businesses and Operations with the support or materials necessary to operate, including computers, audio and video electronics, household appliances; IT and telecommunication equipment; hardware, paint, flat glass; electrical, plumbing and heating material; sanitary equipment; personal hygiene products; food, food additives, ingredients and components; medical and orthopedic equipment; optics and photography equipment; diagnostics, food and beverages, chemicals, soaps and detergent; and firearm and ammunition suppliers and retailers for purposes of safety and security. https://www2.illinois.gov/IISNews/21288-Gov._Pritzker_Stay_at_Home_Order.pdf
Deemed an essential business supplier, Corydon Specialty Papers and Films has, and will in the foreseeable future, continue daily operations with no interruption. With some office staff working from home, Bob McCaffrey, Owner, also has instituted cleaning procedures for the Corydon production facilities. These include cleaning and disinfecting hard and soft surfaces, including cleaning of keyboards, equipment, touch screens, washing hands regularly, and maintaining a safe distance from co-workers.
Together we can work through this crisis by staying vigilant and safe.