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CORONAVIRUS Salewa – Oberalp contributes to the fight against Virus


Converting Montebelluna laboratories for the production of masks and gowns for the Health Service South Tyrol. Purchase and transport to Italy 16,5 million masks for Civil Protection and the


"We are accustomed to take responsibility, not only for our consumers dipendentie, but also for the society in which we live and work-explains HeinerOberrauch, Chairman of GruppoSalewa-Oberalp-Across Italy, territoriodella as in our office in Bolzano, there is an emergency in the emergency, It represented dauna serious shortage of medical protective equipment for staff treats pazientiaffetti from COVID-19. To respond very quickly to the needs of ServizioSanitario South Tyrol, We started sewing protettiviidrorepellenti masks and gowns at our branch office in Montebelluna, reusing materials discartodelle our productions. "The weekly production 50.000 incotone mixed polyester masks and protective 800camici Gore-Tex® and POWERTEX, technical fabrics normally used for legiacche mountaineering, It allowed the medical facilities of South Tyrol affrontarel'emergenza more immediate material shortage. At the same time, through ilproprio Salewa licensee in the Chinese city of Xiamen (China), the GruppoSalewa-Oberalp could order a total of 16,5 protettivechirurgiche million masks and KN95 and 600.000 protective gowns, Dicui 1,5 sonostate million masks ordered by the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, while further 15 dimascherine million from the Civil Protection State. In close collaboration with the autoritàsanitarie and Civil Protection, We have opened piùvie air transport from utilizzareper delivery of the huge volume of items. The material was transported dallaCina in Vienna thanks to a unique collaboration of its kind with Austrian Airlinese the government austriaco.Con extraordinary action, due Boeing 777 for commercial use were utilizzatiper carrying the first shipment, and all of the passenger cabin seats are statiriempiti cartons. In this way, the Autonomous Province of Bolzano and the ProtezioneCivile Statalericeveranno the medical supplies they urgentementebisogno and help save lives, for the quickest route that has potutatrovare. The transport planes provided by Austrian Airlines for saràpossibile tuttoil time and will continue to bring material sanitarioin Italy and Europe. The Civil Defense State however has managed to organize unaereo cargo Antonov AN123, with over 1.000 cubic meters of cargo capacity. "The nellaproduzione competence of clothing for mountain sports for nostrimarchi Salewa, Dynafit, Evolv, E means of Wild Country, organizing logistics, LaRete of established international relationships and the ability to act quickly, statigli elementiche have allowed us to make an active contribution to affrontarel'emergenza ", Spiega Christoph Engl, CEO of GruppoSalewa-Oberalp.

The commitment of GruppoSalewa-Oberalp continue in the coming days and prossimesettimane. The planes made available by Austrian Airlines statipragmaticamente are converted into cargo planes to enable the valuable medical supplies delivering this transportation for as long as necessary. This saràpossibile send the necessary protective equipment to esanitarie public institutions. "This is a new dimension of commitment in the field of social sustainability eresponsabilità GruppoSalewa-Oberalp-Heiner concludes Oberrauch-chemai immaginatidi we would implement two weeks ago. As privataabbiamo company could make available resources and rapid response to anticiparetutti costs for public institutions, also organizing official permits for itrasporti in China and to the final destination. Our logistics department sioccuperà distribution of the material on behalf of the Health Service dell'AltoAdige, reorganizing their workload and increasing the number of shifts.”





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