When we checked in three months ago, the team at Axenics was optimistic about the long-term effects of the global pandemic. We remain steadfast in the belief that things are getting better and will continue to improve.
Looking at our work floor, you wouldn’t see much difference today versus a year or two ago. Everyone comes in prepared to take care of business, doing it with smiles and camaraderie.
As many of our spouses and family members work from home – or experience furloughs or worse – our team expresses positivity that coming here provides a sense of normalcy not experienced outside our walls these days.
Yes, we frequently wash our hands, we sanitize and we consistently maintain a high level of cleanliness in the shop (that hasn’t changed). Otherwise, we operate as we have in the past.
Quarter two saw a slight dip in productivity for us, with one of our customers slowing operations because they provide a non-essential service. However, quarter one was solid and quarters three and four look strong.
The semiconductor industry is one to watch in the coming months, as we ship to customers around the globe in that industry, and we see indications that it will continue to build throughout 2020.
Like many of you, I’m looking forward to sitting down to a relaxing meal in a restaurant. Until that day comes, at least barbecue weather is here!
Well wishes to your teams at work and at home.
One other thing to keep in mind: social distancing doesn’t mean we don’t work well with others. Sharing a zip code or even a time zone isn’t required for a wonderful partnership, as evidenced in this download.