SHIMA SEIKI

News Release

16/April/2020 Site renewal

Concerning Closures and Other Preventative Measures Taken Against the Spread of COVID-19 (updated 1st July 2020)

<1st July 2020>

Temporary Closures
Following SHIMA SEIKI's previous announcement of 28th May, 2020 to temporarily close its headquarters and factory due to the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, it has been determined that difficulties associated with the global business environment remains unchanged. Therefore the temporary closures will remain in effect until the end of September, on the following dates in addition to existing holidays:

Friday, August 7th
Tuesday, August 11th
Wednesday, August 12th
Friday, August 21st
Friday, August 28th
Friday, September 4th
Friday, September 11th
Friday, September 18th
Tuesday, September 22th
Friday, September 25th






<28th May 2020>

Temporary Closures
Following SHIMA SEIKI's previous announcement to temporarily close its headquarters and factory in Wakayama, Japan due to the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, it has been determined that difficulties associated with the global business environment remains unchanged. Therefore we have decided to extend the period of temporary closures until the end of July, as follows:

Friday, June 19th
Friday, June 26th
Friday, July 3rd
Friday, July 10th
Friday, July 17th
Wednesday, July 22nd
Friday, July 31st


Sales Activities
Production, sales and service at SHIMA SEIKI headquarters and its factory continues as usual while taking necessary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.





<16th April 2020>

Due to the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus and the state of emergency declared by the Japanese government on 7th April 2020, SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. is taking the following measures.

Temporary Closures
The worldwide spread of the coronavirus has forced entire populations to remain indoors and has closed down retail businesses in each of the affected countries. This has caused a worldwide slump in sales within the apparel industry, which has affected our company accordingly. In light of this situation, and considering the state of emergency that has been declared within Japan, SHIMA SEIKI is performing temporary closures of its business at its headquarters and factory in Wakayama, Japan, on the following days:

Friday, May 1st
Thursday, May 7th
Friday, May 8th
Friday, May 15th
Friday, May 22nd
Friday, May 29th
Friday, June 5th
Friday, June 12th


Sales Activities
Production, sales and service at SHIMA SEIKI headquarters and its factory is continuing as usual while taking necessary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Parts Procurement
Parts procurement at SHIMA SEIKI headquarters is continuing as usual while taking necessary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. However due to differing conditions in the distribution system in each area, delays may be inevitable.









SHIMA SEIKI considers the health and safety of its customers, local community and its employees as its first priority, while placing best effort on preventing the spread of coronavirus infection in order to maintain its business as usual. Any changes or additions to its measures taken will be updated on this page.





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