After receiving $10 million from Apple’s Superior Manufacturing Fund, COPAN Diagnostics has now shipped greater than 15 million COVID-19 pattern assortment kits for communities throughout the nation. Groups at Apple, COPAN, and greater than a dozen different US firms created revolutionary processes and developed new equipment for COPAN’s Southern California amenities, growing test-kit manufacturing by near 4,000 p.c since April.
“We’re proud our Superior Manufacturing Fund is supporting firms like COPAN who’re taking part in a essential position within the battle towards COVID-19 and aiding healthcare professionals and communities throughout the nation,” mentioned Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief working officer. “This collaboration helped produce, ship, and ship hundreds of thousands of pattern assortment kits to hospitals from coast to coast — and we imagine it’s this distinctive mixture of American manufacturing and innovation that can assist us emerge from this disaster and construct a safer world for us all.”
Since Might, COPAN has shipped these pattern assortment kits to medical amenities throughout the nation, together with hospitals in California, Wisconsin, and Texas.