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Erpro 3D Factory supports hospitals with 3D printing

  • Albéa
Health, Pharmaceuticals, Illness Prevention, Medical, Diagnostics, Hospitals, Printing, 3D Printing

Erpro 3D Factory is fully mobilized in the sanitary crisis, thanks to 3D printing.

Erpro 3D Factory, the start-up that upended 3D printing with its unique ability to manufacture both small and large series, and to which Albéa is a supporting partner, is launching production of masks, visors, and other medical devices thanks to 3D printing. "We are adapting to the situation – and fast", explains Cyrille Vue, CEO of Erpro Group.

All Erpro 3D Factory teams and production workshops have come together to fight the virus. 3D printers run 24 hours a day to manufacture parts for ventilators, and protective glasses and visors.

"From the very start, our company has wanted to contribute to national solidarity initiatives, and we have issued calls for contribution on media and social networks", adds Marion Moreau, sales manager with Erpro 3D Factory.

Erpro 3D Factory partners with France’s Scientific Research Institute (CNRS) to fight the pandemic
To address the urgent shortage of material in several intensive care units, CNRS called on Erpro 3D factory to mass-produce a valve that is a critical part of an artificial respiratory system for covid-19 patients. After approval from France’s National Drug Administration, close to 12,000 valves and caps have been printed every week and distributed to healthcare workers in France as well as in Italy, Spain, and Africa.

At the service of hospitals
Erpro Group provides its expertise, printers and the support of its teams to hospitals and care centers. Since the start of the crisis, Erpro has manufactured:

  • More than 1,200 parts for ventilators for Barcelona hospitals (Spain)
  • 1,000 parts for protective glasses for Kremlin-Bicêtre hospital (Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris)
  • Parts for protective visors for Paris hospitals (Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP)
  • 3D molds to increase production ten-fold for such parts

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  • Modified 07 May 2020
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