The effect of Covid-19 has still been lingering from many months of production pause, and industry sector may need time to recover. To survive this crisis, besides rethinking the new approaches in business, supporting measures from the government could, more or less, mitigate the burden that business entrepreneurs are tackling. This article is honored by Mr. Supakit Boonsiri, Deputy Director General of the Department of Industrial Works, to talk about supporting measures and advice on how the factory systems and manufacturing processes should be adjusted to thrive in the post-Covid era.
“As per cabinet resolution on 17 March 2020, it is concluded that over 56,598 factories nationwide will be exempted from this year’s annual fee. Also, the Department of Industrial Works is preparing documents to request a budget for a recovery plan, and the five proposed projects with a total budget of 231 million baht to elevate industrial factories in machinery maintenance, security, quality, productivity, energy, environment, food engineering techniques, and digital platforms for automotive parts manufacturers & SMEs in its supply chains.”