The Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) automaker will resume production today at the Ferreyra plant. It will do so with a staff of around 700 workers from the pre-production sectors, they reported from the Italian-American company. With the passing of days, the areas of welding and painting will be added and then close the circle with the resumption of the assembly line.
The terminal had originally announced a return to production by May 11, but the lack of components forced the company to postpone that decision.
FCA had requested authorization to produce six to eight days during the last fortnight of May, but had to postpone the start due to the lack of components, especially from a supplier located in Pilar, in Greater Buenos Aires. This auto part, however, will start production today, so that the supply for the Cordovan plant would normalize in the coming days.
At the start of the year, the automaker planned to produce 45,000 units of the Cronos model in Córdoba, 10,000 more than in 2019. However, the pandemic forced this goal to be rolled back to 30,000 vehicles per year, waiting for Brazil – the main destination of production – improve your economic activity.
Meanwhile, the resumption of private works in the city of Córdoba was affected by the decision of the Emergency Operations Center (COE) to back down with the relaxation of the quarantine. The companies estimate that they could only return in seven to 10 days.
The original text of this article was published on 05/20/2020 in our printed edition.
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