Continental and Isolation Center in Rayong partner to help COVID-19 patients in Local Community
- Donations of over 80,000 baht and 60 units of fingertip oximeters to Mae Nam Khu Subdistrict, Rayong Province
- Full renovation of restrooms located in the isolation center to support COVID-19 patients and medical staff
- Delivery of over 3,000 healthy lunch boxes to COVID-19 patients and medical staff throughout August – October
Bangkok, Thailand (September 10, 2021) – Continental Automotive Bangkok and Continental Tyres (Thailand) joined forces and partnered with the Local Community and Isolation Center in Mae Nam Khu Subdistrict, Rayong Province to support Covid-19 patients. The outreach is part of the local responsible citizenship initiative ‘Continental for the Community’ where the company and its employees actively engage in community projects.
Mr. Vignesh Devasenapathy, Continental Tyres Plant Manager, the representative of Continental group in Thailand along with a group of volunteers visited the Local Community and Isolation center and handed the donations to Mr. Seri Phancharoen, Mae Nam Khu Chief Administrator in the presence of community representatives. Continental and its employees donated around 80,000 baht as well as 60 units of fingertip oximeters. More than that, it committed to a delivery of over 3,000 healthy lunch boxes to COVID-19 patients and medical staff throughout August and October 2021 and ensured the renovation of restrooms located in the isolation center. “Thank you for caring about our community and supporting the operation of our local isolation center. We have received great help and cooperation from many sectors. This enables us to provide our service in support of public health,” Mae Nam Khu Chief Administrator Seri Phancharoen said.
“In a time of crisis such as this, we stand with our local communities to provide help and show our strong support. We have been providing our food boxes along with other donations from our employees since the isolation center first began operating in August and will continue to make every effort to provide our support as we strive to get through the crisis together as one team. This also leverages one of our core values: ‘for one another’”, said Mr. Vignesh Devasenapathy, Continental Tyres Plant Manager.
‘Continental for the Community’ is a responsible citizenship initiative of Continental in Thailand with the mission to address the needs of the communities in the vicinity of the Continental Tyres plant in Rayong, that are still affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. Continental generated preliminary sales of €37.7 billion in 2020 and currently employs more than 235,000 people in 58 countries and markets. In 2021, the company celebrates its 150th anniversary.
The Tires business area has 24 production and development locations worldwide. Continental is one of the leading tire manufacturers with more than 56,000 employees and posted preliminary sales of €10.2 billion in 2020 in this business area. Continental ranks among the technology leaders in tire production and offers a broad product range for passenger cars, commercial and special-purpose vehicles as well as two-wheelers. Through continuous investment in research and development, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost effective and ecologically efficient mobility. The portfolio of the Tires business area includes services for the tire trade and fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for tires.
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