In continuing the effort to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, On top of the 50 units of Proton X70 loaned to the Ministry Of Healthe (MOH), Proton is now producing face shields, an important component of a health worker’s Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) attire.
Production is set to begin on 13 April at PROTON’s headquarters in Shah Alam with assembly to be undertaken by staff members who volunteered their services. The target is to produce 60,000 face shields and the total production time is estimated to be approximately 20 days.
Following the regulations set by the Movement Control Order (MCO), PROTON has obtained permission from the authorities for a small number of staff to work on the face shield production line at Shah Alam. Their movement and working hours will be monitored to ensure compliance to distancing rules.