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Schaeffler supports local aid organizations in China


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The automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler supports local aid organizations in China with a donation of RMB 6 million.


Schaeffler AG donates RMB 6 million, around EUR 800,000, to local aid organizations in China in the fight against the corona virus
Donation enables the purchase of medical products and food for the people in the affected provinces
Additional breathing masks for employees in Schaeffler's Chinese plants on the way


The automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler supports local aid organizations in China with a donation of RMB 6 million, which corresponds to a total of around EUR 800,000. The company is also contributing financially to the fight against the spread of the novel corona virus in China. The money is used to buy medical products, food and other relief supplies for the people in the affected provinces. In order to provide additional support to its employees in the Chinese Schaeffler plants, the company sends out another 100,000 respiratory masks from Germany.


In the course of the spread of the new type of corona virus, Schaeffler took early steps to protect the health and safety of its employees in and outside of China. Georg F. W. Schaeffler, family shareholder and chairman of the supervisory board of Schaeffler AG, explains: “As a global family company, we also take responsibility for our employees and society. With our measures we support the local organizations and thus the community in the fight against the epidemic. ”


Klaus Rosenfeld, Chairman of the Board of Management of Schaeffler AG says: “We continue to monitor the situation around the spread of the coronavirus very closely and are in close contact with our local crisis team and the authorities. The health of our employees is our top priority. "


As one of the largest family businesses in the world, Schaeffler has been active in China since 1995. Schaeffler employs around 13,000 people in eight plants and 20 sales offices in China.

2020-02-14