Culligan ramps up sanitiser production to meet Middle East, Africa demand
Water therapy expert Culligan Center East has ramped up manufacturing of a sanitiser in its Dubai factory to fulfil the need from Africa and also other GCC countries.
Developed from an existing water therapy product, the hand and surface contact sanitiser was initially produced for usage by its very own 400-strong workforce in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Since being presented right into the UAE market it has promptly come to be the company's current ideal marketing product and is currently in demand from customers in Ghana, Somalia, South Africa and Uganda, as well as Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
" We've actually quadrupled our manufacturing outcome, and also have been working 24/7 almost solely to generate this item," stated Rodger Macfarlane, Technical Director of Culligan Middle East. "We have truly shown that we can make huge amounts as needed, so we're fairly well able to satisfy the need we're currently seeing."
Macfarlane added "Many of the various other parts of our company have been influenced by the coronavirus. We've got a large food solution organisation which has been battling throughout the lockdown, many of our businesses have been closed. We're now helping them to reopen securely."
" So this has been a lifeline for us. It has been paying the earnings of our staff while various other parts of our company have been extremely peaceful."
The secret of the sanitizers success is that it has a base of hypochlorous acid, a substance the body's white blood cells produce normally to fight infection, making it highly efficient and also safe.