Leeds business ramps up PPE production for bank staff

A Leeds business which makes personal protection equipment has boosted its production levels in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

Tuesday, 14th April 2020, 6:00 am

Quickchange, based in Boston Spa, has ramped up production of PPE to speed up delivery and meet urgent customer demands in order to reach key staff working on the front line i banks during the pandemic.

The company, which also makes virus protection panels, has recruited digital consultancy firm Delaware to allow it to rapidly shift focus onto those who need it.

The partnership has allowed Quickchange to ship large quantities of PPE to frontline staff at some of the larges banks and buildings societies in the UK - ensuring the key employees get the protection they urgently need.

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Richard Barrington-Hirst, managing director at Quickchange, said: “This project is a game-changer for us as a business.

"Having the ability to adapt our operations to significantly increase production and meet customer demands at such a critical time is essential.

"Through our work with Delaware we’re pleased to be able to play a small part in ensuring that frontline workers are provided with personal protection equipment.”

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