General Silicones Medical Product Orders Skyrocket During Global Pandemic
Manufacturer sees 65% increase in worldwide demand from Covid-19 orders
Hsinchu, Taiwan, August 27, 2020 - Specialist
silicone products manufacturer, General Silicones (TPEx: 4730), has
seen an unprecedented 65 percent leap in demand from the medical
industry in the first half of 2020 as the world battles coronavirus.
General Silicones (GS), which has 50 years of experience in silicone
rubber trading and manufacturing, has invested in new equipment to meet
the surge in orders, largely from the USA and Europe.
KEY SUPPLIER OF CRITICAL SILICONE MEDICAL PARTS
is a key supplier of a wide range of silicone products across numerous
industries, including medical, automobile, consumer products,
electronics and IT. But the urgent situation worldwide, with a massive
increase in medical activity, has taken center stage this year. GS is
facing a dramatic increase in demand for critical silicone parts needed
for respiratory assistance equipment, research, work safety, and other
we want to do what we can help, both from the point of view of a
business and also to assist doctors and patients all over the world,ˇ¨
said Michael Lin, President and CEO of GS. ˇ§Weˇ¦ve invested in new
manufacturing equipment so we can deliver vital supplies where they are
most needed even more quicklyˇ¨.
ADDING MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT TO SECURE PRODUCTION
new manufacturing equipment includes Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR)
Injection Molding Machines. This equipment is helping GS ramp up
production and accelerate delivery throughout its global manufacturing
and distribution network.
HIGH DEMAND FOR SILICONE SCALPEL MATS, PIN MATS, TUBING, BREATHING MASKS
is seeing very high demand for customized silicone medical parts: such
as silicone scalpel mats, pin mats, tubing, breathing masks and bags,
medical membrane keypads, medical mouse pads, electric knife parts,
silicone instrument mat, magnetic (instrument) mat, nebulizer plugs,
bacterial Petri plates, as well as other medical parts and O-rings.
Despite the increase in medical demand, the company wishes to assure all its customers in other industries that GS remains ready to meet their orders for silicone products and raw materials as efficiently as always.
Please visit Medical Silicone Part Section for more information.
ABOUT GENERAL SILICONES
Silicones (GS) was founded in 1970 in Taipei, Taiwan, and is now
represented worldwide ˇV including Europe, China, Japan, and South East
Asia countries. GS is not only a major distributor of silicone
materials, but also an active silicone products manufacturer with ISO
9001, IATF 16949, and ISO 14001 certifications. The company has
manufacturing plants in Hsinchu, Taiwan; Wujiang, China and Bac Giang,
Vietnam. With decades of experience in this field, GS has the ability
and capacity to provide a wide range of silicone products for many
industries including medical, automobile, consumer products,
electronics and IT. GS listed on the main Taiwan stock exchange in 2007