Lifa Air is a Finnish company that currently manufactures respirators and masks in China. Lifa Air Ltd is the world’s leading producer of safe and clean indoor air products and equipment, specializing in Ventilation Hygiene and Building Protection. Their production will start in Tampere later this spring with the target to manufacture over 100 million respirators and surgical masks annually.
Walki Group is a leading, international producer of technical laminates and protective packaging materials. Walki’s high-performance protective material for single-use hospital aprons, Walki®Apron 45, has achieved the highest class according to the standard based on the DIN EN 14126: 2004 norm. The material is now ready to be delivered to customers, who will make the aprons needed in hospitals all over the world in the fight against COVID-19. Walki®Apron 45 meets all the necessary safety standards, and the material is safe to use in protective gear for hospital personnel.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö is one of the world’s leaders in sustainable and innovative fiber solutions. Since April 2020, the company has expanded the production of face mask materials to a line normally used for industrial filtration materials at the Tampere plant in Finland. With the current capability, the Tampere plant can deliver fabrics for around 10 million face masks per month on short notice.
Tam-Silk Oy is a private Finnish clothing manufacturer that operates and manufactures all its products in Tampere region. The company produces 90-degree washable face masks made from 100% cotton. Besides delivering masks directly to the customers’ homes during the crisis, they also can deliver larger procurement (more than 1000 pieces) for the public sector or healthcare industry.
Prenta Oy is a Finnish manufacturer specializing in 3D printers using FDM technology. They can manufacture plastic masks using 3D printing.
NMC Cellfoam Oy produces Face shields with glass-clear plastic film, designed to protect the person from splashes on the face and small flying particles. The product is CE-marked, disposable and non-sterile.
Scanpoint Oy is a Finnish family business specializing in making outfits for professional working environments. Their face masks are made from Ahlstrom-Munksjö fiber material. There are other workwear producers operating in Tampere, such as, Domino Workwear Oy that also organizes R&D, material control, quality assurance, manufacturing coordination and production planning in Tampere for their clients, Image Wear Oy produces nearly 5,000 different products and operates in several countries, Alfa Wear Oy is among the biggest suppliers of category for Finnish public sector with an extensive collection includes protective clothing for health care personnel as well as patient wear items.
Lymed Oy has started manufacturing face masks in cooperation with Tredu – Kaleva Vocational College in Tampere since April 21, 2020. Lymed face masks are two-layer fabric masks with a shapeable nasal reinforcement, they are reusable and washable. Lymed used the materials that comply with EU regulations, and do not contain rubber or natural fibers. Inquiry for face masks can be done via an electric form.
Intermedius Oy offers the high-quality Filter Media material RESPITEXX from Freudenberg to produce “Daily Use Masks” and Nevil Oy offers face masks made in all sizes for both adults and children. Orneule Oy is the largest manufacturer of metric knit goods in Finland, they start producing fabric masks in Tampere for individual customers.
Inion Oy is involved in the fight against the coronavirus by importing high-quality medical nasal protectors manufactured by our parent company Naton Medical Group for the use of social and healthcare professionals. This protector provides excellent additional protection, for example, interactions between clients and employees of home care and nursing homes.
3DStep is a Finnish in industrial 3D printing service house. 3DStep manufactures protective visirs for customers in different industries, such as healthcare and customer services. With the serial production capacity, the company can manufacture up to 1000 personalized or branded visirs / week. They also have the capability to collaborate (design, prototyping, innovation) on product development for new health solutions, such as ventilators, products for special needs and ergonomy.