Austrian company invests PPE production in Grimsby, UK

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11 June 2020, 10:20 GMT

A Grimsby factory will generate numerous personal protective equipment (PPE) masks to sustain health employees as well as organisations throughout the UK throughout the pandemic many thanks to international financial investment safeguarded by the Division for International Profession. With pieces of equipment installed, Hygiene Austria strategy to start mask manufacturing today and also the job will develop around 60 new work in the location.

The firm is readied to generate around 10 million mouth-nose safety as well as FFP2-masks per month which are often used by medical care specialists along with coloured face masks for kids. The Division for International Profession helped Health Austria collaborate with critical suppliers and UK health and wellness solutions to satisfy demands for PPE, keeping trade streaming as well as developing several supply chains as the nation wants to last recovery from this pandemic.

Ranil Jayawardena, International Profession Preacher stated:

Sourcing PPE for our frontline workers is so crucial to this federal government and-- via international trade as well as an investment-- it's great that we have been able to help regional people by producing excellent jobs, making outstanding products right here in Britain.

With developing calls and also exploring opportunities across the country, DIT assisted Lenzing to establish facilities in Grimsby for the British market. This reveals what we can do for Grimsby as well as is testament to our innovation as well as quality in this field.

Throughout these difficult times, DIT colleagues-- both in Britain and also around the globe-- stand ready to aid firms increase and also spend, as all of us interact to combat this repulsive virus.


Established in April 2020 to generate face masks for those in demand during the global pandemic, Health Austria was established as a joint endeavour between Lenzing as well as Palmers Textil.


Those behind the endeavour claim they wish it can likewise add considerably to the regional economic climate in North East Lincolnshire by supplying the necessary PPE needed to ensure workplaces can keep operating.

Phil Munson, the Managing Supervisor at Grimsby, claimed:

We are anxious to play a leading role to make sure the primary wellness care to the UK populace as a vital provider teaming up with our NHS. Additionally, we can count on a very knowledgeable solution and upkeep personnel below in Grimsby.

Although proud to function for Lenzing as well as its strong Austrian history, most of the group at the Grimsby plant were born locally as well as are keen to assist whatsoever they can to sustain and enhance the neighbourhood economic climate. We are pleased to both develop work, support our fantastic NHS and treatment employees and also assistance regional companies any place we can.

This success tale suggests things to come as domestic production is being ramped up across the UK. The government just recently revealed an increase in domestic production with business authorising agreements to make over 2 billion things of PPE in the UK, including facemasks, visors, gowns and also aprons.

The Division for International Profession together with associates in the Foreign and Republic Office as well as the Department for Health and wellness and social care have been working all the time considering that the break out started to give PPE for our frontline workers. As the country wants to branch out supply chains for future financial investment, brand-new avenues are being opened to protect vital devices in the fight versus coronavirus.