Asahi Kasei Unit to Increase Ventilator Production

Asahi Kasei Unit to Increase Ventilator Production

   Tokyo, March 25 (Jiji Press)--Japanese chemical maker Asahi Kasei Corp. <3407> said Wednesday that a U.S. unit will increase ventilator production in response to rising demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
   The Massachusetts-based unit, Zoll Medical Corp., aims to increase production to 10,000 units per month, almost a 25-fold expansion from recent volumes.

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