Project Sheet Inovation COVID-19

Project designation: EPI’s for COVID-19 by ARPITEX
Project code: NORTE-02-08B9-FEDER-048030

Main objective: Strengthen the competitiveness of small and medium-sized companies
Region of intervention: North – Guimarães
Beneficiary entity: Arpitex – Comércio e Indústria de Confeções, Lda.

Date of approval: 13/08/2020
Start date: 29/04/2020
Conclusion date: 14/02/2021
Total investment: 240.850,00 EUR
Total eligible investment: 240.850,00 EUR
Financial support from the European Union: FEDER – 228.807,50 EUR

Objectives, activities and expected / achieved results:
This ARPITEX project comes within the scope of combating the pandemic crisis experienced on a global scale with the emergence of the new virus COVID19.
The project aims to implement the investment necessary to provide ARPITEX with the equipment necessary for the installation of 3 new PPE production lines: Level II and III reusable community masks (300-400k/week) and surgical gowns (1500-2000/week). The investment to be made represents the key step towards enabling ARPITEX’s capacity as a production company specializing in PPE, namely in terms of level II and III reusable community masks and sterile surgical gowns.