March 5, 2020 (Atlanta, GA) – As the largest tradeshow in supply chain, MODEX, kicks off next week in Atlanta, Hannibal Industries issued the following statement by President, Blanton Bartlett:
“The health and safety of our ESOP members and our extended and valued business partners is of paramount importance. Due to the recent and growing developments related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have decided to cancel our participation in the MODEX 2020 tradeshow and after-party. We will continue to monitor this global situation closely and provide updates related to any changes related to the manner in which we conduct our business. There was a tremendous amount of planning that went into this show thus far and we want to thank our team, business partners, customers and show attendees for understanding the situation and our position at this time.”
According to the CDC, as of March 3, 2020, the respiratory disease has been verified in almost 70 locations globally – including the United States. With cases reported in California, Washington, Oregon and Chicago, most individuals in the United States will have little immediate risk of exposure to the virus and it is not currently spreading widely in the U.S. For more information and status of the Coronavirus, please visit: cdc.gov.
Throughout this time, Hannibal Industries will continue to conduct business as usual. If there are any questions regarding existing or future orders, please contact your local sales representative for more information.