MONTREAL – The montreal company The Castle has begun to produce up to 500 000 shirts of hospital in the framework of the efforts to ensure a supply of canadian material protection in times of pandemic COVID-19.
The manufacturer and retailer of clothing, shoes and accessories has embarked on this production in collaboration with the company Logistik Unicorp, which was awarded earlier this year a contract with the federal government for the production of several million of gowns for protection levels 1, 2 and 3.
“The Castle has been producing since always about 30 % of its clothing in its own production facilities and the canadian and has the capacity to deliver effectively and quickly this command vital,” said Castle in a statement on Friday.
“We are proud to be part of the canadian solution to the health crisis currently raging in the country since the month of march. The last few months have reminded us of the strategic importance of a manufacturing local,” she added.
Last may, Logistik Unicorp, whose registered office is at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, announced the graduation of its contract with the federal government, stating that “several partners have already joined the project and Logistics qualifies each week new sites and confection”.
“The granting of this contract is a unique opportunity for the canadian textile industry to demonstrate its versatility and the quality of its production in the niche market medical”, a-t was specified.