SEOUL — The dying of a manufacturing facility worker at a components provider in an industrial accident led to some Hyundai Motor production lines in South Korea, which includes for the Palisade crossover, being temporarily suspended, a union official claimed Friday.
The worker at Duckyang Market Co. died Thursday just after acquiring caught in equipment, a Hyundai Motor union official claimed.
The accident stopped production at the provider, which helps make components these kinds of as automotive cockpit modules, and led to a components shortage Friday on some Hyundai production lines.
Authorities are investigating the accident, claimed the union official.
Duckyang materials most of its products to Hyundai Motor. The firm described a 4.one billion won ($three.4 million) working loss for the 1st quarter in a regulatory filing in May well.
A Duckyang official could not be attained for remark.
Hyundai Motor claimed the components provide disruption has affected production at its Ulsan plant, which includes for its Kona and Palisade products, but it expects minimal effect.