Krusell, which makes bags for laptops and other electronic goods, had its factory north of Bangkok closed for ten days. "We have managed to open again a couple of days ago, but many employees can still not get to teh factory", says Marcus Krusell.
Autoliv, which has two factories making car safety equipment, has already lost at least US$ 6m. Spokesman Mats Ödman says that they hare having a hard time getting yarn to weave airbags. "Our suppliers' factories are under water."