N. America, Europe, SE Asia will be among beneficiaries of large-scale industrial effort
By: Sophia Yang, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Over the course of the pandemic, Taiwanese mask makers ramped up their production from 1.8 million to 20 million per day. However, demand has now fallen to about 8 million masks a day.
A team comprised of the government-funded Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), the Textile Industry Research Institute (TTRI), the Precision Machinery Research & Development Center (PMC), and a dozen manufacturers, such as packaging-machine makers, melt-blown nonwoven fabric machine makers, and earloop nonwoven mask-sealing machine makers will collaborate to help countries in North America, Europe, and Southeast Asia.
The team is set to officially announce the forthcoming service in late July. [FULL STORY]