ALPHA PRO TECH UPDATES STATUS OF ORDERS OF THE COMPANY’S PROPRIETARY N-95 FACE MASK IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK
NOGALES, Ariz., Feb. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. (NYSE American: APT), a leading manufacturer of products designed to protect people, products and
environments, including disposable protective apparel and building products, today announced an update to the status of orders booked for APT’s proprietary N-95 Particulate Respirator face mask. As
previously reported, over the last month, APT has ramped up production of the company’s N-95 face mask, which is manufactured by APT in the United States with material sourced domestically, in
response to a significant increase in customer demand resulting from the outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19).
APT has now booked approximately $14.1 million in orders for the company’s N-95 face mask since January 27, 2020, an increase of $3.6 million from the $10.4 million reported as of February 13, 2020, and demand for the product remains strong. As a result of the ramp up in production, the company now expects to fulfill approximately $4.0 million of the currently booked orders in the first quarter of 2020. During the second quarter of 2020, APT expects to fulfill the remainder of the $14.1 million in currently booked orders. Furthermore, APT also expects to fulfill anticipated additional new purchase orders during the second quarter. The company’s current ramp up plan is expected to be achieved by early May, which will enable the company to continue to fulfill current and expected future orders.
The Alpha Pro Tech N-95 Particulate Respirator face mask’s unique flat-fold design features a Positive Facial Lock (PFL) and meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) recommended protection levels for many airborne contaminants. The N-95 face mask filters at least 95% of airborne particles. The integrated Magic Arch technology creates a comfortable breathing chamber within the N-95 face mask by holding it away from the wearer’s nose and mouth.
For more information on Alpha Pro Tech and the company’s NIOSH-approved N-95 Particulate Respirator face mask and other personal protective equipment products, visit Alpha Pro Tech’s website at www.alphaprotech.com.
About Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd.
Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. is the parent company of Alpha Pro Tech, Inc. and Alpha ProTech Engineered Products, Inc. Alpha Pro Tech, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets innovative disposable and limited-use protective apparel products for the industrial, clean room, medical and dental markets. Alpha ProTech Engineered Products, Inc. manufactures and markets a line of construction weatherization products, including building wrap and roof underlayment. The Company has manufacturing facilities in Salt Lake City, Utah; Nogales, Arizona; Valdosta, Georgia; and a joint venture in India. For more information and copies of all news releases and financials, visit Alpha Pro Tech’s website at http://www.alphaprotech.com.