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Razer partners with other Singapore companies to deliver on face mask promise

By Ken Wong - on 2 Apr 2020, 2:23pm

Razer partners with other Singapore companies to deliver on face mask promise

Image Source: Razer

Razer CEO Tan Min Liang is moving fast and putting his money where his mouth is by donating up to one million face masks to authorities in different countries where the company operates.

To deal with the Covid-19 coronavirus, Razer had converted some manufacturing lines in China to produce face masks. But Tan said the company had requests for masks come in from governments in South East Asia.

Accordingly, Razer plans to set up a domestic face mask manufacturing line in Singapore to manufacture and deliver certified face masks – made in Singapore and certified to Singapore and international standards – to supply the Singapore market and the region.

 

A clarion call for partners

Following his blog post about the face masks, Tan also sent out a call to Singapore-based organisations to purchase the initial shipments from the line. Local corporations Frasers Property, JustCo Global, and PBA Group followed up saying that they are each committing US$50,000 upfront to help support Razer’s efforts.

In a Facebook post, Tan said that the money from each would go towards purchasing the first batch of Made in Singapore masks that will come off the pilot mask manufacturing line.

Panote Sirivadhanabhakdi, Group Chief Executive Officer, Frasers Property Limited said:

Frasers Property is here to support in whatever way we can during these unprecedented times. Nothing matters more than the health, well-being and safety of the communities we operate in.

Besides companies like Razer, local telcos are also working hard to help Singaporeans break free from Covid-19 transmissions while tech companies are making a global effort to fight the coronavirus.