Packaging Companies help healthcare sector in battling coronavirus

packaging companies help healthcare sector

TEQ, AquaPak, and Bizongo – the three packaging companies help healthcare sector in fighting against the globally outspreading pandemic, COVID -19.

Packaging Gateway, the news portal of the packaging industry, gives prominence to the way these packaging companies help healthcare sector amid the ongoing health crisis. The companies ensure adequate availability of personal protective equipment (PPE) and pharmaceutical packaging to hospitals and related service providers.

1. Bizongo, an India-based B2B packaging company

At the end of the last month, Bizongo provided personal protective equipment to essential services like pharmacies, health centers, and hospitals. A shipment of the same material was also delivered to food suppliers by the company.

As per Sachin Agarwal, the Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder of Bizongo, the company’s objective behind these services is to make PPE available for healthcare staff. He revealed about company’s initiatives for sourcing PPE and other critical inventory from other suppliers.

2. AquaPak, a UK-based manufacturer of polymers

Considering the need for cleanliness at healthcare centers, AquaPak has requested plastic bag producers to manufacture bags using hot water soluble Hydropol. With these bags, the company aims to ensure the safety of staff of hospitals, hotels, care homes, and households.

The bag will provide a safe and robust material to staff for isolating their used clothes. Moreover, its water-soluble characteristic will remove the need for taking clothes out of the bag while washing. This Hydropol bag will reduce the risk of getting an infection from contaminated clothes and will make them reusable.

Mark Lapping, the CEO of AquaPak, affirmed the company’s support to UK-based plastic bag manufacturers in the process of switching production from polythene to Hydropol bags.

3. TEQ, a Sonoco acquired packaging company

Healthcare Packaging and Medical Device Thermoformer (TEQ) caters to the requirement of pharmaceutical manufacturer packaging and medical device, including procedure sets, tubs, trays, lids, and seal and sterile barrier blisters.

Anne-Sophie Belamine, TEQ European Sales Director, mentioned the way American and European production facilities of the company are working hard to support the customers. As per her, many of these customers are manufacturing life-saving technologies and medical supplies for battling COVID – 19.

Belamine expressed TEQ’s pride and happiness for playing a vital role in the time of global hardships. The packaging company helps healthcare sector by ensuring that the supply of critical medical products does not get affected by ongoing circumstances of lockdown.

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