On March 16, 2020 , Alameda County Officer issued a order of "Shelter in Place". Our business had ceased all the operations in the facility.
On March 20, 2020 , we were made aware that our service fell under essential business and we went ahead and resumed our operation. under clause f. xv. “Businesses that supply other essential businesses with the support or supplies necessary to operate.” The most current statewide executive order has further modified the term “Essential Business” and replaced it with “Critical Infrastructure Sectors”.
To still adhere this Order, our employees are still practicing “Social Distancing Requirements” at work which includes maintaining at least six-foot social distancing from other individuals, washing hands with soap and water for at least twenty seconds as frequently as possible or using hand sanitizer, covering coughs or sneezes (into the sleeve or elbow, not hands), regularly cleaning high-touch surfaces, and not shaking hands. Our employees are frequently cleaning the facility and the equipment to keep everything clean and sanitized. Fuentes Machine Shop employees are also maintaining these standards outside of work so that they don't jeopardize anyone's health in the facility or anything that leaves the facility as well.
As a supplier of products and services essential to basic foundation as laid out in this order, Fuentes Machine Shop meet the guidelines as characterized on the Dept. of Homeland Security site including but not limited to the following critical infrastructure parts:
Primary Metals Manufacturing
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferro Alloy Manufacturing
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
Nonferrous Metal Production and Processing
Engine and Turbine Manufacturing
Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Earth Moving, Mining, Agricultural, and Construction Equipment Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Electric Motor Manufacturing
Fuentes Machine Shop will continue providing services to the critical infrastructure. Hopefully, it can be done with minimal disruptions. We are taking full on safety precautions to ensure safety of people inside our facility and also outside the facility.
Thank you for understanding and co-operating during this challenging time.