Stay healthy and above water! I am sure you all have had time to get somewhat used to the special circumstances around the virus coming from a place that must not be named. So I am not going to regurgitate all the tangent information here. However, as an instrument provider, we see that businesses are again starting to invest in new machines, and ask for on-site support. As businesses are getting back into the swing of things, remember that there will be a backlog for services and parts et al. So if you foresee a need for services or parts, better get a PO to your vendors asap, to be one of the first, and not one of the last ones serviced.

Also, while your management will have published special rules how to act now, be sure you follow those rules! Not only for your own sake, but you do not want to get into a position to defend yourself, if a litigation wave follows.

Our Section will is planning a zoom conference for our members. If you have suggestions for topics to be covered, please send us a note under “contact”. Thank you … hope to see you soon again!