Lamborghini has announced it is converting departments of its supercar production plant in Sant’Agata Bolognese in order to produce surgical masks and protective plexiglass shields. The masks will be donated to the Sant’Orsola-Malpighi Hospital in Bologna to be used in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Work will be carried out by personnel of the saddlery that produces the interiors and special customisation for Lamborghini cars, producing 1,000 masks a day, while 200 medical shields will be made a day, using 3D printers within the company’s carbon fibre production plant and the Research and Development department.
The activity has been approved and supported by the Emilia-Romagna Region and is taking place in collaboration with the University of Bologna. The Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences will oversee validation testing of the medical devices made by Lamborghini, prior to their delivery to the hospital.
We will win this battle together by working in unison, supporting those who are at the forefront of fighting this pandemic every dayStefano Domenicali, Chairman and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini
As a sign of unity and support for the entire nation facing the Coronavirus emergency, every evening Lamborghini lights up the historic headquarter buildings in Sant’Agata Bolognese, with the colours of the Italian flag.