On March 16, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the management board of Silhouette International ordered most of the company’s administrative staff to work from home, suspended production at the factory in the city of Linz and retained a skeleton staff for the dispatch warehouse. On April 27, with the pandemic receding in Austria, the company announced that it would be restarting production, although at partial capacity and with hygienic measures, such as social distancing, in place. The Austrian eyewear producer, which is family-run, has also donated 20,000 pairs glasses from its new Evil Eye sports eyewear brand to the Austrian Red Cross.