Klopman makes 700,000 Sterilisable Masks a Month for Italian Healthworkers

Italy-based Klopman, a leading European manufacturer of protective wear fabrics, has recently started the production of 700,000 protective masks per month. The masks are claimed to be sterilisable and reusable up to 50 times. As a result of a specifically set-up supply chain, the company will be able to rapidly respond to the needs of public and private operators.

The masks will be made from a double layer of fabric to ensure maximum protection and comfort while in contact with nose and mouth. A very solid fabric construction will be used, with 100% polyester for the outer shell. Inside, breathability is ensured by ensured by solutions in polyester/cotton blending that guarantee not only comfort in both wearing and breathability, but also in mechanical properties and durability.

According to the company’s CEO Alfonso Marra : The increasing demand and the extreme emergency our hospitals are facing today have driven us to do our part. At the moment we are reshaping our production capacity to meet the needs of our apparel-making customers, who have increased the production of clothing for doctors and healthcare personnel. At the same time, we want to develop ready–to–use solutions that will save time and precious resources without compromising on safety”