Indonesian textile companies to produce 17m units of PPE a month


Indonesian textile factories are making changes to their production lines by making protective gear for medical personnel to support the country’s battle against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with companies now mass-producing face masks and protective coveralls for medical workers.

The country’s textile and clothing industry has assured the government that it has capacity to produce 17m pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) per month, which is sufficient to supply all medical workers in Indonesia.

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