Mysore: AT&S India, the country’s first manufacturer of High Frequency and High Density Interconnect printed circuit boards, which is essential for the true realization of Digital India and Atam Nirbhar Bharat, announced today that it will provide Covid-19 vaccinations to all its employees free of cost. The initiative aims to ensure the health and wellbeing of all its employees at the company’s plant in Nanjangud near Mysuru.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik AG, the world’s leading manufacturers of high value PCBs and IC substrates, AT&S India would like to demonstrate its appreciation of the dedication with which its employees have worked despite corona-induced odds in recent times.
Mr. RS Simha, Managing Director and CFO, AT & S India Pvt. Ltd. explained that, “AT&S India is committed to keeping its employees safe and healthy and above everything else. Our workers have shown exemplary commitment and dedication by reporting for duty even during the initial lockdown last year when our plant in Nanjangud had to operate as an Emergency Service Provider to support the Government of Karnataka’s program for the vital production of ventilators. It is now our turn to repay their efforts and hard work. They upheld our reputation as India’s foremost exporter of high end printed circuit boards.”
Mr. Robert Grobbauer, Director and Chief Operating Officer, AT & S India Pvt. Ltd., added, that “at Nanjangud, we always strive to truly live the AT&S AG group corporate mission – We care about people! We regularly undertake programs that have touched the lives of thousands of people in a positive way and offering all of our employees here a free vaccination is yet another milestone. We would like to express our gratitude to all our 1400 employees in no uncertain terms and urge them all to get vaccinated.”
AT&S India will reimburse the cost of the two mandated vaccine shots for all its employees when it becomes available.
The company has always upheld its outstanding reputation in Karnataka in the production and export of high-end printed circuit boards. AT&S India supports key global electronic trends in automotive, industrial and medical applications. This includes miniaturisation, machine-to-machine communication for wearables, networking of vehicles, and the Internet of Things. The company employs close to 1400 people, more than 98% of whom are from the state of Karnataka. Since 1999, it Makes In India for premium customers in Europe, USA and Asia Pacific regions.