ANAHEIM, Calif. (CNS)—A manufacturing facility focused on making surgical face masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, and other protective equipment will be in full-scale production this week in Anaheim.
Demand for personal protective equipment due to the COVID-19 pandemic is what’s pushing QYK Brands to quickly expand from its current 20,000-square-foot facility in Garden Grove to an additional 120,000-square-foot plant in Anaheim, company CEO Rakesh Tammabattula told City News Service on May 26.
“We’ve gotten many requests from our buyers, and we did not want to risk our name by getting products from China, so we decided we would rather make them here,” Tammabattula said about the company’s decision to increase its manufacturing capacity by six times pre-virus levels, and soon double the size of its roughly 40-person staff.
The second facility is open, and expected to reach full production before June 1.
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