MANN+HUMMEL COLLABORATES WITH FORD ON RESPIRATORS
Industry Today|August 2020
MANN+HUMMEL and its subsidiary Tri-Dim Filter Corporation support Ford in medical equipment production with HEPA filter supply.
MANN+HUMMEL, Tri-Dim

Life Sciences & Environment Business Unit to supply 3,500 High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filter elements per day.

Co-development of innovative solutions to prepare for future medical emergencies, such as powered air purifier respirators and other medical devices.

Ludwigsburg, Germany, April 28, 2020 – As the coronavirus pandemic intensifies, the shortage of medical equipment has become a critical issue. As a market leader in filtration, MANN+HUMMEL will collaborate with Ford Motor Company, one of its key automotive customers, in the rapid development and production of powered air purifier respirators.

MANN+HUMMEL will supply the HEPA filter in the Ford-produced respirator, which will be worn by healthcare workers when treating COVID-19 patients. To date, MANN+HUMMEL produces, tests and ships 3,500 HEPA filter elements per day for this application, from their manufacturing sites in the USA and Germany. According to Ford, the automotive manufacturer is able to produce 100,000 respirators over the next two months.

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