Tel: + 31 (0) 88 600 4500


Statement on the Coronavirus situation

Ede, 25 February 2020 – Wabtec Netherlands/Mors Smitt is closely monitoring the evolution of the Coronavirus situation and following the World Health Organisation (WHO) travel advice that is affecting us globally. The health and safety of our customers, employees and colleagues is always our top priority.

We have instructed that our employees avoid all non-essential travel to and from China and Italy.

Additional restrictions and cancellations of events may occur as we closely following developments and actions taken by organizers and travel agencies. The Company is regularly updating staff on the situation and on necessary precautions to take. Mors Smitt Asia in Hong Kong is observing Chinese Government requirements for staff to work from home and is facilitating employees so they do not need to travel to work where possible.

With regards to the business impact, China domestic and worldwide travel restrictions are posing some logistical challenges. Our Chinese production plant in Zhongshan in Guangdong Province has started and is a 90% capacity. We keep evaluating the situation and monitoring any potential effects to production and deliveries.

We will provide updates when relevant and as the situation evolves.

Wabtec Netherlands
Mors Smitt
RMS Mors Smitt