Face mask Manufactures
In kolkata Premium Healthcare Disposable Private Limited a manufacturer of Face masks, has been running its factory day and night to meet the surge in demand. "We have been forced to work in shifts to meet the requirement for the masks, especially form western india" says managing director Ashok Kumar Shaw. A disposable facemask costs around Rs10.Indeed ozzie Fernaneds medicals ,pune,has depleted his stock."There are no masks in the market.If i had 100masks today, they would all be sold" he says 'Ajay Gupta president of the All Delhi Chemists' Association points out that the city has seen a 20-25%per cent Increase in sales of face masks following the pune death. The Spike in demands is helping industries down the line as well. Says Harsh Agarwal of harsh polyfabric pvt ltd, kolkata, a supplier of material used in making face masks; "We used to Sell enough material to make around two lakh masks a month before the outbreak of swing flu" The demand has now almost doubled.