Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc, has shared a short video on the well known social media platform Twitter. In the tweet, the senior executive provides an update to its existing response to the ongoing crisis at hand.
The Cupertino based giant has extra built and easy to assemble Face Shield, what will ship to varied locations that are fighting the recent Coronavirus pandemic at critical stages.
As stated by to Cook, Apple has sourced more than 20 million units of face mask through its different deliver chains across the globe. He said that the manufacturer is working with the alternative governments to donate in locations with dire require. Also, Apple is Furthermore working on launching “a company-wide effort bringing along product designers, engineering, operations, packaging teams, and our suppliers to design, produce and ship face shields for health workers.”
Apple is dedicated to supporting the worldwide response to COVID-19. We’ve now sourced over 20M masks through our supply chain. Our design, engineering, operations and packaging teams are also working with suppliers to design, produce and ship face shields for medical workers. pic.twitter.com/3xRqNgMThX
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) April 5, 2020
In the video, Tim shares one this sort of face shield. It is designed primarily from plastic based synthetics from the seems to be of it and is designed to fit all sizes. Apparently, the manufacturer has already shipped its initial batch to the Kaiser hospital in the Santa Clara Valley, US, this past week and the doctors’ reception was “very beneficial.” Additional advantage of this face mask is packaging since it can fit about 100 into a single box like they are placed flat.
The assembly of the face shield requires just 2 minutes and has been sourced from both the US and China. Apple is planning on shipping more than one million of individuals by the close of this week, and further million by the upcoming week. Like of straight now, the face shields are in the world only in the US, but the manufacturer has aims on expanding and supplying additional critical regions soon. The video was also showcased appreciation for all these fighting the COVID-19 and the face shields have been made from them.