(West Point, GA.) April 22, 2020 – On Wednesday, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) announced that it will be extending its suspension of vehicle production through Friday, May 1. Vehicle production is scheduled to resume on Monday, May 4. KMMG’s initial suspension of production began on March 30.
Throughout the suspension of vehicle production, KMMG has been performing additional cleaning and disinfecting processes in work stations throughout the plant. As the facility resumes operation, various mitigation activities are planned as preventive measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. These actions include temperature scanning, face masks as required PPE, social distancing enhancements, “Grab and Go” food vending and site access restrictions.
KMMG’s production of face shields for donation to medical providers in Georgia and other states continues as announced.