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In the midst of the fight against COVID-19, Lamborghini is using its Sant'Agata Bolognese factory and its staff to manufacture medical equipment for the Sant'Orsola-Malpighi hospital under the control of the University of Bologna.
The Italian subsidiary of the Volkswagen group is mobilizing to provide assistance and support during the coronavirus epidemic which is hitting the country hard, already killing more than 15,000 people and nearly 130,000 people infected since the start of the health crisis.
Factory personnel are called upon to produce medical equipment
It is with the support of the Emilia-Romagna region and under the quality control of the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of the University of Bologna that Lamborghini produces surgical masks and protective visors for the Sant Hospital 'Orsola-Malpighi.
Surgical masks are made up to 1,000 per day by the saddlery teams usually in charge of the interiors and the personalization of the Italian brand's supercars.
The carbon fiber production plant also produces protective visors with the help of the "Research and Development" department. For their realization, the teams of its two departments use 3D printers which allow them to produce 200 units per day.
Lamborghini supports the Italian nation during the COVID-19 pandemic
The CEO. of Automobili Lamborghini, Stefano Domenicali, indicates in a press release the need felt by the company to make a contribution to the nation and specifies: We will win this battle together by working in union and supporting those at the forefront of the struggle "
Stefano Domenicali also explains that he has been collaborating with the Sant'Orsola-Malpighi hospital for a long time in the promotion of its health protection programs for factory personnel.
In addition to the production of masks and protective glasses by its teams, Lamborghini illuminates the company's headquarters every evening with the color of the Italian flag, as a sign of support for the Bolognese.