Tuesday, April 28, 2020

From Pajeros to Face Shields: Mitsubishi Shifts to COVID-19 Efforts


Mitsubishi Motors is now producing face shields in Japan to help against the spread COVID-19 infections.

Production has started at the Japanese carmaker’s Okazaki Plant in Aichi and in other facilities to the tune of 1,500 face shields per month. Mitsubishi has donated the first batch to the city of Okazaki. Another production site, Pajero Manufacturing Co., Ltd. In Gifu Prefecture, also donated the produced face shields to a hospital in Minokamo City, Gifu Prefecture.

Further, MMC is planning to donate them in Okayama Prefecture, where the Mizushima Plant is located.

MMC plans to ramp up the face shield production and produce other products such as face masks for preventing the spread of infection.

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 infections, MMC group will continue to utilize its factory facilities and expertise, while cooperating with national and local governments, as well as related organizations around the world.

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