JR Automation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), continues to join the fight against the spread of the COVID-19 virus by delivering another assembly line medical mask production in just two weeks.

FSA Technologies, a JR Automation company, has historically produced equipment for the automotive and electronics sectors but has pivoted to focus on supporting both public and private sectors by designing, building, and installing automated equipment to produce desperately needed PPE and other critical components.

“Our team in Romania embodied solidarity as we worked across multiple departments to deliver this line quickly,” said Dorin David, CEO of FSA Technologies in Romania. “This is the first machine we’ve deployed to produce medical masks, and we’re working on several other projects for our global customer base. We are dedicated to supporting the front-line workers and helping our communities stay safe and healthy.”

Project managers and mechanical and controls engineering teams worked together with the supply chain team to ensure that all components were delivered on time, even in cases where the purchasing processes were disrupted by COVID-19. Build teams worked around the clock to assemble the machine and install it in only two weeks.

FSA Technologies is ready to provide automated equipment for the fight against COVID-19. With proven expertise in advanced technology, innovative automated-solutions, and the global backing and resources of JR Automation and Hitachi, the company is well positioned to assist manufacturers in making a powerful impact on this pandemic.