After more than 20 days of preparation, the first medical mask production line of Guangdong Huitong Latex Products Group Co in Suixi Lingbei Industrial Park of Zhanjiang entered the final commissioning stage and will be officially put into production.
By the beginning of next month, with the simultaneous operation of seven production lines, the daily production capacity of the company will reach 700,000 masks.
Huitong Latex Products Group Co is a private enterprise specializing in the production of latex medical equipment. The company has established four medical glove production lines and has an annual output of 200 million pairs of high-quality medical gloves.
Since the company resumed production on Jan 22, its products have been supplied to the front lines of Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, and to major hospitals in Zhanjiang. It has focused on meeting the demand of designated hospitals for the epidemic's treatment in more than 10 provinces including Hubei and Guangdong.
A person in charge said that the company currently has two non-woven flat mask production lines. Over the next few days, equipment for five more production lines will be put in place, bolstering the daily production capacity to 700,000 masks.
In addition, Tongde Pharmaceutical Co will begin operating a total of 15 mask production lines in March, with a maximum daily production capacity of 1.05 million masks.
In total, the daily production capacity of masks in Zhanjiang will exceed 1.7 million in the next month, meeting the needs of people of different ages in the city.