10 manufacturers providing COVID-19 pandemic support

Manufacturing Global | March 26, 2020

10 manufacturers providing COVID-19 pandemic support
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, we take a look at 10 manufacturing companies and the relief support they are providing globally. To help alleviate severe shortages that have affected hospitals and agencies across China in the face of the global COVID-19 outbreak, Build Your Dreams, has begun the production of 5 million face masks, as well as working to produce up to 500,000 bottles of disinfectant per day. In a consortium led by Airbus, Dyson has committed to the production of 30,000 medical ventilators with production starting imminently, following the finalisation of the plans to supply the devices to the NHS. Dyson has received orders of 10,000 ventilators which they will build from scratch. In a letter to the staff at Dyson, the founder of the company Sir James Dyson, stated the race is now on to get it into production, with promises to donate 5,000 machines to the international efforts.

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Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, technologies create three-dimensional parts from computer-aided design models by successively adding material layer by layer until a physical part is created. While AM technologies have been around since the 1980s, the industry went through its most striking hype cycle during the early 2010s, when promoters claimed that the technology would find broad usage in consumer applications and reorder businesses from The Home Depot to UPS.

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