CAMBRIDGE, ON, March 7, 2022 – ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (TSX: ATA) (“ATS” or the “Company”), an industry-leading automation solutions provider, today shared information about their commitments to provide support to Ukraine. With 70 individuals employed in Ukraine, the Company is providing additional financial resources to support the needs of team members and families. Additionally, through its Community Outreach Program, ATS is donating $200,000 to the Canadian Red Cross’s Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal, the biggest single donation in our company’s history.
“To stay true to our company values, our response needs to focus on people first” said Andrew Hider, President and CEO of ATS. “Facing an uncertain landscape and with mounting challenges, we hope this support can better enable our team members to navigate this dire crisis.”
“We also realize that this devasting war is impacting millions of innocent people” added Hider. “Our support of the Red Cross will help those affected in Ukraine and surrounding areas and will address humanitarian needs including food, water and other urgent support.”
Money raised for the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal will allow the Canadian Red Cross to send personnel, equipment, and funds to support the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement response in Ukraine and surrounding countries, including support to those displaced. Teams on the ground are working to provide immediate and ongoing relief efforts including: providing emergency assistance for basic needs such as food, shelter and water, helping people cope with psychological trauma and operating mobile health teams. More information can be found here.
About ATS ATS is an industry-leading automation solutions provider to many of the world’s most successful companies. ATS uses its extensive knowledge base and global capabilities in custom automation, repeat automation, automation products and value-added services, including pre-automation and after-sales services, to address the sophisticated manufacturing automation systems and service needs of multinational customers in markets such as life sciences, food & beverage, transportation, consumer products, and energy. Founded in 1978, ATS employs over 6,000 people at more than 50 manufacturing facilities and over 75 offices in North America, Europe, Southeast Asia and China. The Company’s shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATA. Visit the Company’s website at www.atsautomation.com.
For more information, contact:
Matthew Robinson, Corporate Communications