Axalta to Donate PPE,Hand Sanitizer in Response to COVID-19

Liquid and powder coatings manufacturer Axalta (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) announced it will leverage its global resources and technical knowledge to provide critical equipment and products to people and organizations around the world to support coronavirus (COVID-19) relief efforts.

The company’s relief efforts include the following; production of thousands of gallons of hand sanitizer to be donated to local hospitals and first responders; sending personal protective equipment (PPE) such as facemasks, including its N-95 inventory, coveralls, closed hoods, and protective sleeves to hospitals around the world; and providing more than 5,000 seat covers to local hospitals that are low on protective supplies.

“Axalta is committed to worldwide efforts to support the safety, health, and well-being of hospital professionals, first responders, and our employees,” says Axalta’s Chief Executive Officer Robert Bryant. “Our entire global Axalta family is pulling together to use our collective energy and resources to help fight coronavirus in the communities where we live, work, and raise our families.”

“We are putting our manufacturing might and supply inventories to work in order to offer products that will make a difference where they are needed most—whether that be in hospital rooms, on ambulances, or on the manufacturing floor,” adds Bryant. “We will continue to look for opportunities to leverage our capabilities to the fullest and remain steadfast in our goal of serving our communities and the true heroes on the front lines of this fight.”

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