Automobili Lamborghini will convert some units of its production facility in Sant'agata Bolognese for the production of surgical masks and medical protective flaps for hospital Sant'orsola-Malpighi in Bologna, which is involved in the fight against the pandemic Covid-19, in cooperation with the University of Bologna.
a Thousand masks a day will be carried out in the Department of upholstery Department, which produces the interiors and customized accessories for Lamborghini cars. At the same time the plant for the production of composites and in the Department of research and development using 3D printers will be 200 medical protective screens made of polycarbonate in the day.
Stefano Domenicali, the President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, commented:
"During such an emergency as this we feel the need to make a concrete contribution. Therefore we decided to support the hospital Sant'orsola-Malpighi, an institution with which we have had longstanding relations of cooperation, as a means of professional advice in promoting programs to protect the health of our workers and in research projects".
In a sign of unity and support of the whole nation, faced with an emergency situation in the Coronavirus every night Lamborghini illuminates the historical building of the headquarters in Sant'agata Bolognese colors of the Italian flag.
Previously, the fashion house Armani said that also will convert their factories in Italy and will start to sew disposable robes for doctors who are struggling with coronavirus COVID-19. In total, the fashion house has donated two million euros to several medical institutions in Italy.
Italy ranks first in deaths from coronavirus. According to the Johns Hopkins University, died there 12 428 people. The number of infected is 105 792. Throughout the country from March 10 operates quarantine, the movement of people is strictly limited. Penalties for violation of quarantine be from 400 to 3 thousand euros.