Apple Designing, Shipping 1 Million Face Shields Per Week
APPLE TO SHIP 1 MILLION MASKS TO STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19
(CNN) – Apple is designing and shipping one-million face shields every week for medical workers.
CEO Tim Cook had this to say, “We’ve launched a company-wide effort, bringing together product designers, engineering, operations and packaging teams and our suppliers to design, produce and ship face shields for health workers.”
The technology giant is pulling together its resources.
The company has already sourced over 20-million masks through its global supply chain.
It delivered the first shipment to a hospital last week.
Apple is sourcing materials in the U.S. and China.
The company is working with governments around the world to distribute the supply to where it’s needed most.
Apple has been active in the fight against the coronavirus for weeks.