Grundfos is putting on hold all of its manufacturing and sales activities throughout Russia following the invasion of Ukraine.
Grundfos’s headquarters in Bjerringbro, Denmark.
This decision means that no products shall be delivered in Russia, and no new orders will be accepted for the time being.
Ukraine and Russia are both important markets for Grundfos. The Danish pump manufacturer has a gross sales firm with approximately 30 employees in Ukraine, and a gross sales company and factory with approximately 500 employees in Russia.
Grundfos says its focus nows on its employees in Russia and Ukraine and supporting them in the best way. The company will continue to maintain its offices and manufacturing unit to be able to open again when the scenario allows.
Meanwhile the Grundfos Foundation is donating DKK15 million to relief efforts to assist people in Ukraine and these who have been pressured to flee to neighbouring countries.
“We choose to set aside a minimum of DKK15 million for direct emergency help providing medical care and serving to the refugees,” stated Kim Nøhr Skibsted. government director of the Grundfos Foundation. “We will direct these funds by way of organisations and local initiatives which would possibly be on the bottom, know the wants, and may provide the most effective assist to the victims in Ukraine and refugees in the neighbouring countries.”
Grundfos’s Community Engagement grants are being fast-tracked to support charities and organisations providing medical assist, meals and shelter to those affected by the crisis.
“As a result of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, communities in Romania, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and Moldova face huge challenges as they work to assist massive numbers of incoming refugees. We urge colleagues to have interaction with local NGOs who know what assist is required instantly and who can deliver that help on the ground,” mentioned Nøhr Skibsted. “We are engaged on fast-tracking the process for incoming grants functions from and around Ukraine, with the purpose to approve and expedite grants inside weeks instead of months.”
เพรสเชอร์เกจลม are designed to support native Grundfos firms collaborating with NGOs and different initiatives to address challenges in their communities.
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