For most people, foam does not sound like a crucial part of the COVID-19 pandemic response effort—but it is. Adhesive-backed foam is used in making face shields and other personal protective gear for health care responders, essential workers and the general public.
Crest Foam Limited a renowned manufacturer of mattresses, has stepped up to support frontline workers and the general public.
When the pandemic hit the country, the company initially intended to use its equipment and workforce to manufacture mattresses and other foam related products, but it soon discovered it had a larger role to play.
With emerging need of face shields and masks to curb the spread of the novel corona virus, Crest Foam’s management partnered with Nice House of Plastics to provide more value by supporting personal protective needs countrywide.
The need for foam has been widespread, and other non-foam manufacturers have reconfigured their production lines to make protective gear as well.