Company donates sanitizers, masks and crayons to regional hospital, ramps up production to fill needs.
David Savastano, Editor04.16.20
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing devastation worldwide. Among the concerns has been the shortage of disinfectants and hand sanitizers. To fill this gap, some ink manufacturers are using their formulation and manufacturing expertise to produce materials to stem the flow of COVID-19.
Headquartered in Tamm, Germany, Marabu GmbH & Co KG switched a portion of its digital ink production to manufacture hand and surface disinfectants to help the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The sanitizers meet World Health Organization (WHO) standards. Marabu has produced more than 2,000 liters of sanitizers, donating 500 liters to RKH Hospital in Lud-wigsburg, near Stuttgart, and another 500 liters to its employees.
“With this donation, we want to help those people who are working selflessly and beyond their limits to provide outstanding care to our fellow citizens,” said Marabu CEO York Boeder.
“Faced with the current, very difficult market for disinfectant and protective equ
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