The Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) hailed a local personal protective equipment maker for spearheading the PPE Bayanihan Project for health-care frontliners.
Since the country has been under quarantine, all but essential businesses are closed, including leather goods manufacturer The Leather Collection (TLC).
The company, availing of business- matching services from the DTI-EMB, was already exporting their products. But they had to shut down operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Instead of being discouraged, TLC Chairman Federico Sevilla Jr., and Chief Executive Officer Yolanda Sevilla used the time to spearhead the PPE Bayanihan Project for health-care frontliners.
To date, they have donated over 15,000 PPEs (face shields, isolation gowns, and jumpsuits) to 82 hospitals, rural health units, and health centers in Metro Manila, Laguna, Batangas, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Antique, Quezon, Leyte and Bataan.
The PPE Bayanihan Project began when the Fashion Design and Merchandising School of the College of St. Benilde (St. Benilde FDM)
Read More: https://businessmirror.com.ph/2020/06/06/dti-export-marketing-bureau-hails-exporter-turned-ppe-maker/
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