March 25, 2020
Clarke Fire Protection Products operations constitute an “Essential Business” as defined in the State of Ohio order dated 3/22/2020 and the ‘Memorandum on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19 Response’ dated March 19, 2020 issued by U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security. Therefore, essential operations at 100 Progress Place remain active.
Clarke Fire supplies Fire Pump Drivers, which are vital to protecting lives and property including those deemed critical and necessary to the many essential infrastructures and governmental functions including, but not limited to, healthcare facilities, water and wastewater systems, public safety facilities and emergency services, and oil and gas refineries.
All personnel not essential to basic operations have been asked to work from home/remotely. All employees required for basic operations and reporting to the facility are complying with social distancing requirements, recommended hygiene practices, and having a temperature reading taken before being allowed to work. We can assure you that we are executing complete and rigorous protocols in Clarke Fire Protection Products plant/distribution center to minimize the risk of infection by COVID19 as required by the State of Ohio order dated 3/22/2020.
Additionally, we are working diligently with our suppliers and managing inventories to minimize any disruptions or delays on committed to delivery dates.
These are unique times for us all, and the situation is evolving rapidly. We will keep you updated on any future developments.
Please do not hesitate to contact VP of Operations, Craig Melvin (513) 483-6425 or Director of Global Sales, Justin Strousse (513) 483-6407 should you have any questions regarding this letter or the operations at Clarke Fire Protection Products.Thank you for your business. Please be safe and stay healthy.