AD Plastik has resumed manufacture at its Russian plants for Avtovaz, after being designated a “producer of special national importance.”

“In accordance with ESMA’s guidelines for disclosing the impact of the Covid-19 virus on business, we hereby inform the investment public that as of yesterday, our customer, Avtovaz in Russia, continued with business operations,” said AD Plastik management board member, Mladen Peroš.

“Although April has been declared a non-working month in the Russian Federation, they and their suppliers are allowed to operate as a producer of special national importance.

“Avtovaz is adjusting its capacities and for the start it will be working with 50% of its capacities. Accordingly, our factories in Russia have restarted their production adapted to the requirements of the aforementioned customer.”

AD Plastik specialises in the development and production of interior and exterior car components in Croatia, as well as Eastern Europe.

The supplier is a multinational company with eight production sites in five countries. Its operational activities are spread across more than 20 countries on five continents.