In the midst of the coronavirus health crisis and while the shortage of hydro-alcoholic solutions is felt throughout the country, the luxury group French LVMH has just announced that it will launch mass production of gel in its perfume factories.
Bernard Arnault puts the LVMH factories to good use
LVMH launches hydro-alcoholic gel production for AP-HP hospitals
Bernard Arnault, Chairman of the world-renowned LVMH group, has therefore just asked its perfume and cosmetic production units, normally responsible for manufacturing products stamped Christian Dior, Guerlain or even Givenchy, to start manufacturing hydroalcoholic products. for health purposes.
Currently out of stock and therefore cruelly lacking in the current context, the disinfectant solutions manufactured by LVMH will then be distributed free of charge to APHP establishments, as well as to the country’s authorities..
Mass production for an indefinite period
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“With this initiative, Mr Arnault intends to help prevent the spread of the virus and thus help a large number of people protect themselves from the disease. “” LVMH will maintain its commitment as long as necessary, in agreement with the French health authorities “can be read on the official press release of the French luxury group. A welcome initiative for the management of the Parisian hospitals of the AP-HP, who welcomed the action and thanked the company on Twitter.
A public interest initiative
Announced this Sunday, the measure was put in place immediately, leading to the first productions of hydroalcoholic gels in the wake, whose deliveries began on Monday. In view of the priority nature of the action, the group estimates that it can manufacture a total of 12 tonnes of product per week.
Faced with the now almost uncontrollable spread of the covid-19 virus, public authorities in many countries are starting to show their first major signs of weakness. The shortage of approved masks and hydro-alcoholic solutions, the first bulwarks against mass propagation, has certainly played a decisive role in the current situation. Faced with this, certain large industrial groups have started to offer their services, financial or logistics. For example, the Italian group Benetton announced last week an aid of 3 million euros for hospitals on the peninsula, while the Miroglio group launched the manufacture of masks. LVMH is now joining the international effort with the manufacture of hydroalcoholic products.
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