The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded a contract to Pall Corporation for new breathing filter manufacturing line.

The new line will be built at the company’s facility in the US to meet the demand of ventilator filters amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Under the $4.9m valued contract, the new line will increase the production of ventilator filters from 485,000 units per month to 650,000 units per month.

The new line is expected to commence operations next year.

The DoD funding will support an increase in suppliers’ capacity for domestic ventilator critical components.

Pall Corporation and Danaher Group Executive president Jennifer Honeycutt said: “We are proud Pall was awarded this DoD contract, which allows us to increase the production of ventilator filters to help protect patients and give health care workers the equipment needed in a pandemic situation.”

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData
Visit our Privacy Policy for more information about our services, how we may use, process and share your personal data, including information of your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.

Additionally, Pall’s lab solutions are supporting Covid-19 research and vaccine production processes.

Pall is a member of the Oxford University-led consortium working on developing an ‘effective Covid-19 vaccine’.

Honeycutt added: “From the start of the Covid-19 crisis, Pall has drawn on the depth and breadth of our material science and engineering expertise across a wide range of industries to devise trusted solutions that support research, help patients heal and eliminate the spread of this disease.

“It’s through our innovation that we will continue to apply our expertise in novel ways to protect people around the world.”