June 22

PIA Automation Canada partners with Hygia Health to Produce Disposable Face Mask


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PIA Automation Canada partners with Hygia Health to Produce Disposable Face Mask

Hygia Health

Toronto, ON (June 22, 2020)

PIA Automation Canada has partnered with Hygia Health in the fight against COVID-19. PIA Automation is supplying first production lines for FFP3/ FFP2/ Face Masks machines to Hygia Health towards production of 3 Ply disposable face masks in their Vaughan, Ontario facility. “PIA has stepped up to the challenge with Hygia Health knowing the demand for high quality, locally produced face masks will only increase as the economy continues to open”, says Garry Ketschik, VP Operations PIA Automation Canada. “Our three-ply disposable mask is made of the highest quality locally sourced materials, for use in health care, business and public settings” says Sean Keenan, President of Hygia Health. Hygia Health’s face masks are in process of being ASTM F2100 certified by SGS. A portion of the face masks will be donated in support of local community groups and health care providers. The standardized machine design provides a consistent level of quality and a short lead time with daily output of up to 100,000 masks. PIA Automation together with Hygia Health is determined to increase support to customers and the community alike in the fight against COVID-19.

About PIA Automation

PIA Automation is an international group of companies and offers technically complex and economically efficient solutions in automation. The PIA inhouse resources provide a perfect interaction of mechanics, electronics, programming, measurement technology, production data systems, documentation, image processing, and robotics as well as research and development – everything from a single source. Its services range from manual assembly workstations to fully automated production lines. PIA considers the trends in the digitalization and interlinking of the manufacturing processes with its own IoT-solutions, which enable advanced control, monitoring, and optimization of the entire production chain

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