Companies Across the World Assist to Fight Against Covid-19

Sustainable Pulp Medical Products Reach New Heights

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The Covid-19 is back on the rise. Preventing the spread of germs is pertinent in in our schools, workplace, hospitals, and our entire communities. With 58.7 million cases worldwide, it is imperative that everyone adheres to the necessary guidelines.  According to the CDC, cases are rapidly rising as families begin to spend more time indoors closer together allowing the virus to spread more easily. While we wear masks, practice social distancing and wash hands constantly, there are even more preventative measures occurring in hospitals.  For example, single use molded fiber trays are being used to reduce cross contamination.

Molded Pulp Reaches New Heights

 Safetex Surgical by ThermoFibre has developed medical products that can be sterilized, are chemically resistant and made from sustainable substrates. https://www.thermofibre.com/products/safetex-medical

This breakthrough technology is an incredible advancement for pulp fiber and its capabilities.

According to the New York Times, on November 22, 2020, there were 141,648 new U.S. cases reported, an increase of 54 percent from the average reported two weeks earlier. The manufacture of Safetex products is just one company’s way of helping to stop the spread of Covid-19. Certainly, other corporations are doing their part as well. The Coca-Cola corporation has taken a worldwide approach to assist with the pandemic and help to keep their employees as safe as possible.  https://www.coca-colacompany.com/news/how-the-coca-cola-company-is-responding-to-the-coronavirus-outbreak . There are thousands more that have jumped on board to help fight the pandemic. L’Oreal has committed by offering their factories to manufacture hand sanitizers while other industry leaders are making hydro-alcoholic gel to be distributed to hospitals. The efforts are extensive, most impressive and unfortunately during this pandemic, necessary.