The rapid spread of Covid-19 in most parts of the world is creating a rising demand for surgical masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE). PIA Automation will help to overcome these bottlenecks and offers fully automated assembly lines for the high-speed manufacturing of face masks. Orders for 21 of these systems have already been received.

Each equipment will be able to produce up to 140,000 pieces per day – capable to cover multiple product variants of disposable two, three, or four-layered masks. The manufacturing process includes feeding of filter material, folding and pressing, nose bridge clamp feeding, mask forming, mask cutting, ear band welding, packaging and other auxiliary processes.

To meet increasing global demands, machines will be manufactured at PIA facilities in China, Germany and the US The standardised equipment design in connection with proven in-house knowhow in qualification and documentation will allow shorter delivery times and competitive pricing.

Healthcare requires an uncompromising willingness to perform at the highest level in order to achieve maximum patient safety and quality standards. With the mask manufacturing devices PIA has proven that it not only can deliver the highest levels of product safety but also offer quick solutions for special demands.