Val d´Or, March 23rd 2020.
Subject: Temporary closure of AVD Drills (AVD – Atelier Val d´Or) – COVID-19
Dear customers, suppliers and partners,
The Prime minister of Quebec, Mr. François Legault, endowed with the powers conferred on him by the state of health emergency, announced this afternoon that he was ordering the closure of all businesses in Quebec until April 13 2020. This measure affects all businesses in Quebec except those recognized as “essential services”. See the list of “essential services” here:
AVD has no choice but to comply with the instructions and announces that we will temporarily close our doors starting tomorrow, March 24th 2020, at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern time). As of now, we are no longer accepting requests for quotations or orders since we will be concentrating our efforts on delivering those that are in progress until 5:00 p.m. (EST) tonight.
The management team will remain available in telework to support and answer questions from employees, customers and suppliers and also to prepare for a strong return.
The forced closure period is scheduled to be in effect until April 13, 2020, but the situation may change from hour to hour. We invite you to stay on the lookout for new developments via your email inbox, also follow us on social media to stay informed.
• General AVD email: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AVDdrills/
• Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/avddrills_ateliervaldor/
• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/atelier-val-d-or
• AVD website: www.avddrills.com
We invite you to follow the established health guidelines and directives in order to promote success in the fight against the covid-19 coronavirus and a rapid return to operation. :
We are saddened by these unprecedented measures because we are passionate people who love what we do, however we understand the situation and comply with this order which is for the greater good, society.
If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us using the contact details below or through your regular contacts.
Thank you for your understanding.
The AVD Management Team.