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PPE for estate agents being marketed by food packaging firm

A food packaging manufacturer is re-shaping its production line to make PPE equipment which it is selling to estate and letting agents, amongst others.

Rapid Action Packaging says it can produce a total of seven to 10 million face shields a week.

The visor is laminated to a carton board frame which, the company claims, provides “a rigid head frame with adjustable strap.”

“In a world after lockdown, the shield will help people adjust confidently to a gradual return to normality” according to the company’s chief executive, Graham Williams.

He says his product – which is manufactured in the Republic of Ireland – conforms to the EU Regulation 2016:425 Category 1 technical PPE specifications.

The company normally provides packaging for sandwiches, hot products, chilled meats and ready meals at retailers including Tesco, Sainsburys, Waitrose, Morrisons, ASDA, M&S, Pret A Manger and LEON.