PDS Multinational at the forefront with PPE production

April 21, 2020 - Asia

PDS Multinational Group, which manages supply chains for major apparel brands and retailers worldwide, is at the forefront with PPEs (personal protective equipment). PDS is producing protective suits (coveralls), 3 PLY disposable face mask, medical sterilised surgical mask, N95/FFP2/KN95 masks for both medical and non-medical use, latex and nitrile examination gloves, and googles—all needed for protection from coronavirus.

As on 15th of April, 2020, PDS has booked orders for these PPE products valued over $66 million. It has supplied over 100 million facial masks and more than 5 million gloves to around 23 public and private sector clients. These products have been supplied from more than 50 partner factories located in 3 countries. The company is also in the process of supplying over 5 million PPE kits for various reputed clients. 

PDS' protective suits contain 100 per cent polyester and are made using polypropylene spunbound PE film coated nonwoven. These coveralls are anti-bacterial, anti-static, waterproof and breathable. Accessories like trims, tape, zippers meet national standards. The suits also meet standards EN 14126:2003, EN 14605:2005+A1:2009.

The 3 PLY disposable face mask comes in 17*9.5 cm with ear strap made from spun bonded and melt blown nonwoven, in accordance with FFP1 standard. Medical sterilised surgical masks are 17*17 cm with ear strap type, also made from spun bonded and melt blown nonwoven, meeting Type II R standard.

The N95/FFP2/KN95 face masks are produced both in cup cover type and folding type with head or ear strap. These masks can filter more than 95 per cent of non-oil particles. The masks for non-medical use meet FPP2: EN149:2001+A1:2009, N95: NIOSH 29CFR1910.134, and KN95: GB 2626—2006 standards, while those for medical use adhere to FPP2: EN14683—2014, N95: ASTM F2100-2004, and KN95: GB 19083—2010 standards.

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