March 20, 2020
Subject: COVID-19 Executive Order and War Powers Act
To Our Valued Supplier,
Combined Metals of Chicago LLC (CMC) and Elgiloy Specialty Metals (ESM) continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic.
CMC/Elgiloy will continue to operate within the guidelines of the War Powers Act. We operate several divisions as part of the “Critical Manufacturers Sector”. We supply materials to the medical, defense, transportation, oil and gas, and agricultural industry. For more information, please visit https://www.cisa.gov/critical-infrastructure-sectors.
We value you as a supplier and we will work hard to provide you with adequate notification for supplies we require. Like you, we do not want disruption to the supply chain vital to our nations most critical sectors in dealing with this virus.
We have taken additional precautions to protect our employees including social distancing and thorough multiple daily cleaning operations. We take this pandemic very seriously. At this time and equally important is our ability to provide and deliver critical materials to all our customers.
If you have any questions regarding CMC/Elgiloy, please contact your purchasing representative. They will ensure you get answers quickly. In closing, I wish the best to you, your families, and your employees.