Martinrea International Inc. Donates 1 Million Face Masks to the Province of Ontario

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VAUGHAN, Ontario, Sept. 27, 2021 (WORLD NEWSWIRE) — Martinrea International Inc. (TSX : MRE) a varied and international vehicle provider participated in the style, advancement and production of extremely crafted, value-added Lightweight Structures and Propulsion Systems, today revealed it made a considerable contribution of 1 million face masks to the Province of Ontario. The Honourable Victor Fedeli, Minister of Economic Advancement, Job Production and Trade (MEDJCT) existed to accept the contribution from Martinrea’s management group.

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Martinrea’s Alfield Industries bought a mask making maker in 2020 and have actually thoroughly adjusted every element to produce face masks that use an extremely breathable, medical grade product and 3 layers of security.

“It is amazing how much our team members accomplished in such a short time,” stated Larry Paine, Executive Vice President, Metallics Organization System for Martinrea International. “They focused their time, energy, and talents to help protect our people and the community.”

In addition to the production of face masks, Martinrea has actually added to battling COVID-19 in a number of methods consisting of the production of 30,000+ ventilator mean General Motors Business, face guards, and other Personal Defense Devices, along with helping in screening and vaccination programs, and volunteer efforts throughout the pandemic.

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“We are incredibly proud of our mask making efforts, providing over 10 million of them to our people and their families, as well as to food banks, hospitals, and governments,” stated Rob Wildeboer, Executive Chairman of Martinrea International. “Our key guiding principle is the Golden Rule—treating people the way we want to be treated.  And that is what we do, not just at work, but in our communities as well.  We are also proud to have worked together with the Government of Ontario, and others, to fight an unprecedented health and economic crisis.”

“As the pandemic continues to impact the world, there remains a need for supplies and protective gear, like face masks, to allow all workers and communities to safeguard against COVID-19,” stated Pat D’Eramo, President and CEO of Martinrea International. “We are proud to make this donation as we all continue to come together to do our part to protect one another.”

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“Once again, Martinrea, one of our largest and most dynamic auto parts companies, has come through for the people of Ontario,” stated Victor Fedeli, Minister of Economic Advancement, Job Production and Trade. “Last year, at the height of the first COVID wave, Martinrea pivoted production at one of its plants to manufacture face masks for employees and others. In a demonstration of its Ontario Spirit, Martinrea is donating 1 million of these face masks, and the Province gratefully accepts their generosity as we continue to fight together against COVID-19.”

About Martinrea International Inc.

Martinrea International Inc. (TSX: MRE) is a leader in the advancement and production of quality metal parts, assemblies and modules, fluid management systems, and complicated aluminum items focused mainly on the vehicle sector. Martinrea runs in 57 places in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain, China, South Africa and Japan. Martinrea’s vision is making lives much better by being the very best provider we can be in the items we make and the services we offer. For additional information on Martinrea, please see www.martinrea.com. Follow Martinrea on Twitter and Facebook.

For more info, please contact:

Media Contact:

Deanna Lorincz, Global Director, Communications and Marketing
Email: deanna.lorincz@martinrea.com

Tel: 248.392.9727
Mobile: 586.634.1766

Financier Relations Contact:

Neil Forster – Director, Financier Relations and Corporate Advancement
Email: neil.forster@martinrea.com

Tel: 289-982-3020
Mobile: 647.210.2385

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.