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PSA plant in Morocco to restart operations

The PSA Group will restart its Kénitra plant on Thursday 6 May 2020. Sanitary measures have been reinforced at all industrial and commercial sites for this purpose.

In view of the gradual and secure restart of the Kénitra plant on May 6, 2020, the kingdom’s health authorities paid a visit to the site to assess the implementation of health measures in the fight against covid-19.

Yann Vincent, PSA Group’s industrial director, said industrial activity is driven by commercial activity. The restart of the production sites is placed under the sign of a high level of protection of the personnel and the company, he continues, noting that the industrial apparatus will be relaunched in a progressive and secure way, for the manufacture of the requested cars.

Samir Cherfan, Executive Vice President, Africa & Middle East region of the PSA Group, underlined that thanks to the collective effort, validated by the audit of April 14, the company will calmly resume manufacturing the Peugeot 208 in a progressive and secure, while finalizing the ramp-up of the Citroën Ami and preparing the conditions for doubling its production capacity in Kénitra.

The PSA Group is said to act to protect its employees and customers, while ensuring the sustainability of the business; which motivated the support of the Minister of Industry in the resumption of industrial activity at the Kénitra factory. He praised the effort made by the group for the implementation of a reinforced health protocol within the factory. A statement from the PSA Group said that since the start of the crisis, the priority has been to protect the health of its employees and ensure the sustainability of the business.

Upon resumption, it will be a question of checking the application of barrier measures and gestures on the site.

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