Laval-based Neptune Wellness Solutions, which produces naturally-sourced health products, says it is accelerating production of its hand sanitizers to more than 1 million units per week, while responding to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
In a statement issued April 23, Neptune said the production scale-up will allow the company to meet strong demand from its North American retail and government customers, and begin shipping product the following week, including fulfilling a purchase order from a large North American retailer.
“I could not be more proud of how our entire team has mobilized to leverage our collective expertise in procurement, manufacturing, product innovation, supply chain management and regulatory affairs to bring significant and continuous supply of hand sanitizer gel to market ahead of schedule during this critical stage in the battle against COVID-19,” said Michael Cammarata, Chief Executive Officer of the company whose headquarters are located at the Centropolis in Laval.
“We are rapidly responding to the needs of North Americans and playing a key role in meeting customer demand for safe and effective hand sanitizer to help prevent the spread of germs and protect consumer health,” added Cammarata.
Martin C. Barry, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter for the Laval News, firstname.lastname@example.org