MONTREAL, March 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Quebec company AMD Medicom Inc. (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of procedure and respiratory masks, today donated 500,000 SafeMask® Architect™ procedure masks manufactured at its Saint-Laurent plant to Banques alimentaires du Québec (Quebec Food Banks).
While Medicom has been doing its utmost to protect the frontline workers in Quebec and Canada, Banques alimentaires du Québec have been battling the food insecurity plaguing the province.
“The remarkable work that Banques alimentaires du Québec have been doing since the start of the pandemic has made a difference for many Quebecers who found themselves unemployed overnight and for families struggling to make ends meet. It is therefore with great humility that we are donating 500,000 masks that we produced in Montreal to support the Banques in their honourable mission of providing food assistance to vulnerable populations,” commented Guillaume Laverdure, Chief Operating Officer of Medicom.
Since all production of procedure and N95-type masks produced at the Saint-Laurent plant is currently dedicated to supply contracts with the governments of Quebec and Canada, the Medicom team worked hard to produce a half-million surplus units for Banques alimentaires du Québec.
“The pandemic has put additional pressure on the daily…