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April 7, 2020

 
 
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Medicom to begin manufacturing N95 masks in Canada as foreign countries curb exports
Medicom to begin manufacturing N95 masks in Canada as foreign countries curb exports
 

Sean Silcoff

 
Technology Reporter
A Canadian-based medical mask supplier is significantly expanding manufacturing operations at home and around the world as countries hoard supplies amid a pandemic-induced shortage.

 
AMD Medicom Inc., which is based in Pointe-Claire, Que., is aiming to open its first mask factory in Canada by July. It will supply 30 million to 50 million surgical and fine particle-blocking N95 masks a year to Ottawa under a proposed long-term agreement, generating $10-million to $20-million in annual sales.

 
 
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