Factory workers clean parts of a machine at Thai Sumilox Co., ...
Jan 16th, 2012
(Reuters) - Factory workers clean parts of a machine at Thai Sumilox Co., Ltd. at Rojana Industrial Park in Ayutthaya, Thailand, 75 km (47 miles) north of Bangkok January 16, 2012. Sumilox, which supplies electrical steel sheets for the metal core of motors and transformers, shut down operations on October 10, 2011, two days after floodwaters entered Rojana. The factory resumed operations on Monday. The company said it lost an estimated 500 million baht ($15.7 million U.S. dollars) due to the disaster. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND - Tags: BUSINESS INDUSTRIAL EMPLOYMENT) -
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