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COVID19 Italian company is looking for manufacturers of raw materials for FFP2 or FFP3 masks (N95 masks)

Country of origin:
Country: 
ITALY
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BRIT20200417001
Published
17/04/2020
Last update
17/04/2020
Expiration date
18/04/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Laboratory equipment
Other Consumer Related (not elsewhere classified)
Manufacture of other general-purpose machinery n.e.c.
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Summary

Summary: 
Italian company active in the engineering and machinery construction industry converted its production to help fight COVID-19 and is now looking for suppliers of raw material producers to partner with in order to enhance production of individual protection devices, namely FFP2/FFP3 masks (N95 masks).

Description

Description: 

The Italian company is an engineering and machinery construction company based in Central Italy. Established in 2010, the company produces innovative solutions for companies that need flexibility in their production lines.
The Italian company converted its production to help fight COVID-19 and is ultimating the construction of a production machine for FFP2 and FFP3 masks with or without valve in order to be able to produce 1.500 masks per day.
The company is now looking for foreign partners, manufactures able to supply coils of raw material in order to enable the Italian company to produce individual protection devices, namely FFP2/FFP3 masks (N95 masks).
Coils diameter 800mm – 1200mm
Coils width 250 mm
Types of raw materials searched: nonwoven melt-blown material.
The company is also interested in getting into touch with innovative materials producers.
However, provided materials have to be compliant with EU regulation.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The Italian company is building a production machine for FFP2 and FFP3 masks with or without valve. The machine will be able to produce 1.500 masks per day.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
Proposed raw materials for FFP2 FFP3 masks or N95 masks have to be lab tested and compliant with EU regulations.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Under development/lab tested

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The Italian company is looking for suppliers of raw materials for FFP2 FFP3 masks or N95 masks. Specifically, the Italian company is willing to engage in medium to long-term cooperation with manufacturers of raw material. Types of raw materials searched: - nonwoven melt-blown material; - other innovative raw materials that comply with European legislation on individual protection devices EN 149:2001+A1:2009 Raw material must be provided in coils: diameter 800mm – 1200mm | width 250 mm

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,>500 MNE,251-500,SME 51-250,>500