As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to plague the world, Taoyuan is sparing no effort to help its sister cities and other friends around the globe by sending supplies such as masks, protective gowns, sanitizers, goggles, and gloves to help in their combat against the virus. The municipality’s Taoyuan Helps campaign has attracted media attention and has warmed the hearts of the city’s friends abroad.
Through its many contributions to the fight against the pandemic, Taiwan has become a model for the world, says Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan. In line with President Tsai Ing-wen’s Taiwan Can Help policy statement, the city government has succeeded in pooling resources from the private sector and donating much needed materials to friends overseas.
Taoyuan-based Mytrex is a manufacturer of melt-blown nonwoven fabric, which serves as the key filter in surgical masks. Founded by president Yang Min-sheng in 1990, the company is primarily devoted to making nonwoven fabrics and specialized medical devices with innovative designs. Due to its rich experience in the melt-blowing process spanning over 30 years, the company was asked to take part in the mask-making national team at the outset of the pandemic.
In making melt-blown nonwoven fabric, Taiwan