Alcohol manufacturers, help disinfectant bottleneck
There is good news in times of crisis: help the Corona is a crisis on the part of alcohol producers. Several large companies, such as the convent women, Jägermeister, Pernod Ricard, and other alcohol providers help to bridge the bottlenecks in the disinfectant production and donate large amounts of disinfectant or alcohol for the manufacture of such funds.
The spirits manufacturer Mast-provides Jägermeister SE, in Wolfenbüttel, the Klinikum Braunschweig, for example, 50,000 liters of alcohol for the manufacture of disinfectants available. A further 50,000 litres will be the contribution of the chemical company KWH from Hanover. The Klosterfrau Healthcare Group has even converted a short-hand their production facilities and is now even disinfectants. 500,000 bottles, the company donates the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia.
“We see ourselves primarily as human beings, instead of as an entrepreneur.”
A few weeks ago, Jägermeister SE is delivered as a kind of “neighborhood” a few liters of alcohol at pharmacies in Wolfenbüttel, which manufactured it a disinfectant. From this commitment, the idea that a greater contribution in the fight against the Coronavirus afford and want to was created. The company turned to the Klinikum Braunschweig, with the idea to deliver large amounts of alcohol, to the imminent vacancy of disinfectants to counteract.
“We see ourselves not only in our social responsibilities as entrepreneurs, but as people who are asked to help and contribute,” says Florian Rehm, spokesman of the family business Mast.
Klosterfrau to production facilities
The Klosterfrau Healthcare Group would, in turn, counteract the lack of hand sanitizer in the opposite. “We are in the process of one of our production facilities to convert to the production of hand disinfectants in 0.2 l bottles”, explained Helmut Fabry, CEO of the Klosterfrau Healthcare Group, in a press release.
Fabry: “This is no time for selfishness!”
“We want to make our contribution, that we all come as well as possible through this crisis,” says the monastery’s female CEO. This was not a time for selfishness. 500,000 bottles, the company donates the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia. “We want to help the country to protect those who use all their energy and work force for all of us,” says Fabry.
Other providers will follow
Also, the French spirits manufacturer Pernod Ricard announced his intention to 70,000 liters of pure alcohol for disinfectant production donations. And some Bavarian schnapps distilleries also want to make their contribution, and pharmacies and clinics with alcohol supply.
BDBe: “The supply with Ethanol is secured.”
In addition, the Federal Association of the German bioethanol industry Association (BDBe) has announced that bioethanol producers must now provide the raw material for disinfectants. The supply situation of Ethanol as a raw material for the production of disinfectants was secured, the BDBe. “Germany follows a recent WHO recommendation to relax the manufacturing requirements, the production of chemical industry and pharmacy on site to expand,” explains the Association in a press release. So far, Bioethanol has been sold mainly in the fuel sector.
The BDBe according to sustainable Bioethanol is produced for various applications, such as cosmetics, beverages and medical sectors as well as technical alcohols as a cleaner or antifreeze, as well as a climate-friendly admixture to petrol. “The German producers of Bioethanol are now able and willing to provide the necessary quantities of alcohol to be flexible for the production of disinfectants available,” commented Norbert Schindler, the Chairman of the BDBe. (vb)