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AVI Global Plast launches face shields that offer protection from coronavirus

Petrochemical industry | 26 May 2020 IST | Polymerupdate.com
AVI Global Plast, India’s leading manufacturers of Rigid Packaging Films, launch ‘PRIME’ Face Shields to protect medical staff, patients, essential service workers, and citizens from COVID-19.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there has been an alarming need for personal protective gear. A team of experts from AVI Global Plast has designed and created face shields that can protect Healthcare professionals like Doctors, Nurses and support staff, Staff in testing labs, Bank Staff, Patients, Retail Staff, Policemen, people in an office environment and General citizens from this life-threatening disease.

The Managing Director of AVI Global Plast, Mr.AkhileshBhargava said, “Although there is enough equipment available, we fear we may soon fall short of protective gear.” He further explained,” Learning from the shortcomings of other countries where the stock of protective equipment is depleting, I believe its the perfect time to introduce ‘PRIME’ Face Shields and limit the spread of the virus. Our main focus is to aid the medical and essential service workers who are our frontline heroes as well as protect the people of our country during this global crisis.”

Each shield is made from PET material with an Anti-fog Coating, it can conveniently fit over spectacles and face masks and has an adjustable headband that allows for a comfortable fit.

What makes these face shields efficient is that it completely covers the eyes, ears, nose, and mouth offering full protection and ensuring zero chance of transmission. They also provide clear visibility and maximum mobility to the wearer. Another noteworthy aspect of the face shield is that they can be reused after an easy sanitization process.

SukhdeepSethi, the Director of AVI Global Plast said, “The design of ‘PRIME’ Face Shields cover all guidelines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and Government of India. He also added, ”Currently, we are producing 30,000 shields a day. However, we can achieve a scale of production of 50,000 pieces per day with the help of our existing infrastructure of European machines. We are working round the clock to ramp up capacity and produce more face shields for almost everyone in the country.”

The company manufactured and supplied over 400,000 shields in April’20, the company has further donated over 15000 shields to Municipal hospitals, government agencies, waste workers and citizens. The company has also actively supported project SKAR which is an initiative by Kids from Mumbai city who are distributing face shields free of cost to various front line workers across Mumbai city, Daman, Pune, Baroda, and Delhi.

About AVI Global Plast:
AVI Global Plast is India’s leading manufacturer of Rigid Packaging Solutions from sustainable materials like PET and PVC. It is an ISO 22000 and BRC certified company, SEDEX compliant with operations spread over 25,000 sq. meters at Daman and 180 km north of Mumbai, India.

About Avi Global Plast
AVI Global Plast is an ISO 22000 certified company based in India. Through continuous investments in technologies and a series of expansions, we have become one of India’s leading manufacturers of Rigid Packaging Films (PVC and PET), with a total production capacity of over 17,000 – 18,000 MT per annum.

With over two decades in the plastic packaging space, AVI has evolved from becoming a proprietary company to a multi-million dollar professionally managed company. We seek the continuous challenge of value creation with innovative and sustainable packaging solutions for customers, meet their needs and budget while keeping an eye on the footprint left behind.
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