Making It Work: Irish firms join forces to battle pandemic

Mullingar-based SteriPack makes Covid-19 test kits and masks while systems support from Sligo business SL Controls will triple the speed of manufacturing

1st November, 2020
Making It Work: Irish firms join forces to battle pandemic
Shane McLaughlin, business development manager at SL Controls, left, and Alejandro Muñoz Espiago, director of technology at SteriPack. Photo: Shane O'Neill/Coalesce

Two Irish companies that first worked together several years ago have teamed up again, this time to produce Covid-19 nasal swab testing kits and face masks for the domestic and global market.

The firms are SteriPack, which makes the products, and SL Controls, which is assisting in procurement, delivery and the validation of equipment to increase the speed of manufacturing.

SteriPack is headquartered in Mullingar in Co Westmeath, and has offices in the US, Malaysia...

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