The peak body representing the Australian automotive industry, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), welcomes the quick action that has been taken to keep component manufacturer ACL trading.
“A reliable supply chain is vital to the success of the Australian automotive industry,” FCAI Chief Executive Andrew McKellar said.
“Components supplied by ACL are crucial to the industry and swift action has been taken to ensure the company continues to trade,” he said.
“Today’s action will provide a ‘fresh set of eyes’ to assist in securing the long-term future of the company,” he said.
“The jobs of thousands of automotive workers will be secured by ensuring that supplies from ACL are not interrupted,” Mr McKellar said.
“It has to be acknowledged that the Australian Government has expended every effort in working with all stakeholders to ensure the future viability of this company,” he said.
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