UMW Toyota Motor Supports Health Ministry Through Production Of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

While the general public have been staying home to do their part in helping to stop the spread of the COVID-19, companies in the corporate sector have been offering their design, engineering and manufacturing facilities to help produce much needed equipment for the frontliners in hospitals.

UMW Toyota Motor is one of the companies supporting by producing the much-needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at Toyota Boshoku UMW Sdn. Bhd. (TBU). This equipment, which protects the healthcare personnel from being infected while they attend to patients, is required in the thousands as it is constantly replaced.

TBU, which produces seat sets, door trims, headlinings, package trays for use in many models assembled locally, has the facilities to produce various PPE items easily. The facilities include automatic layout cutting machines and industrial sewing machines, with 75 workers who are skilled at sewing the seat covers. Templates were made from sample units of Boot Covers, Tudungs and Gowns and uploaded to the Automatic Layout Cutting Machine. The final design is approved by the Health Ministry.

TBU expects to be able to produce up to 1,500 pieces daily and has delivered 10,000 pieces in the first batch to the Health Ministry today.

Izzat Shaharelhttp://allcarschannel.com
Being an adrenaline junkie, Izzat has always had a passion for cars. From a compact to a supercar, he doesn't discriminate and judges based on merits. Being in the automotive industry for the past few years, he's an aspiring automotive journalist and has been making Youtube videos since May 2019.

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