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Amhil to make one million face shields a month

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May 28, 2020, Mississauga, Ont. – Amhil North America a leader in sustainable food packaging solutions, is joining the fight against Covid-19 with the launch of its PPE Class I Face Shield.

“Shipments will begin immediately for healthcare professionals and essential services,” said Rick Babington, president of Amhil North America. “With capacity of over one million face shields per month, we will also supply our protective face shields to a growing number of businesses that require increased hygiene and safety protection for their workers.”

Amhil’s protective face shields are for frontline and essential workers in hospital settings, healthcare offices, COVID testing facilities and home care. They can also be used for retail, distribution, manufacturing and other settings that involve close contact occupations.

Amhil’s face shields provide full barrier protective coverage, are lightweight, easy to assemble and are made from 100-per-cent recyclable food-grade PET. They are available in two case sizes – either 25 or 100 units per box.


“Our entire team at Amhil is extremely proud to play a role in helping to keep healthcare professionals, and employees from a variety of businesses, safe and healthy,” said Terry Durdon, VP engineering at Amhil who led the accelerated design project. “Amhil employees are also proud users of our face shields that are mandatory across our facilities.”

Established in 1975, Amhil is part of the Wentworth Technologies Group of Companies. Amhil’s mission is to deliver smart, safe, sustainable packaging solutions to customers in the foodservice and food packaging industries. Amhil facilities are SQF, HACCP and GMP certified.

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