ZUIKO Medical Begins Surgical Mask Production
Settsu, Osaka, JAPAN — ZUIKO Medical, a subsidiary of ZUIKO Corporation, will begin manufacturing surgical face masks in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Domestic sales and distribution is managed by SHIP Healthcare Holdings, a provider of services for medical institutions.
The company will use high performance machinery developed and built by its parent company, ZUIKO Corporation, to manufacture the surgical masks for healthcare workers and the general public. Capable of producing 3 million high quality and comfortable surgical masks per month, the product will be made available for export from ZUIKO Medical after initial domestic sales.
The “Soft Band Mask™” uses innovative ear hooks that are made of soft and light nonwoven materials combined with thin elastic fiber elements. This provides a more comfortable fit during long term wear.
The ear hooks are held together by a thin nonwoven material and is detached by tearing the perforations before use.
The mask uses three layers of soft nonwoven materials that offer a bacterial filtration efficiency (BFE) of 99%.
|Tear the perforations holding the ear hooks at the front of the mask.|
|Pull the ear hooks apart. The logo shows the front of the mask.|
|Masks per box:||30|
|Country of Manufacture:||Japan|
|Available for:||Hospitals, drugstores, internet retailers, etc.|
About SHIP Healthcare Holdings, Inc.
SHIP Healthcare provide a one-stop solution for medical institutions regarding facility operation, sales of medical supplies, operation of life care businesses, operation of pharmacies, and healthcare services. For more information about SHIP Healthcare, please visit www.shiphd.co.jp
About ZUIKO Medical Corporation
ZUIKO Medical is a manufacturer and distributor of “Plus moist+™,” a wet-to-moist dressing for wounds. For more news and information about ZUIKO Medical, please visit www.zuiko-medical.co.jp
About ZUIKO Corporation
ZUIKO is a manufacturer of converting machines for the production of baby and adult diapers, incontinence products, and sanitary napkins. For more news and information about ZUIKO, please visit www.zuiko.co.jp.