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8th April 2020, Botticino Sera (BS), Italy

Busi socks knitting machines switch to making masks

© Busi Giovanni.

© Busi Giovanni.

Busi Giovanni, the Italian socks knitting machine builder has partnered with a famous Italian sock knitter to make protective face masks during the COVI-19 pandemic. The company issued the following statement this afternoon:

“In such an emergency situation due to Covid19 our company is glad to announce that Busi together with a famous Italian sock-producer has produced the first protective masks by means of Busi sock-knitting machines.

Such masks are washable and can then be used several times. They can be made with a plenty of different materials, such as cotton, wool, polyester, polyamide yarns and other materials. They are one single piece, which includes the back elastic bands holding it to your head.

Important notification: such masks are not medical appliances.

Nevertheless, they are a real valid alternative to protect yourself thus filling up their serious shortage in a period of huge demand from global markets.

If you want to get more details and information, please contact us and will be pleased to provide you with all the necessary details.

© Busi Giovanni.

Technical Director, Leonardo Busi: [email protected]

Commercial & Marketing Director: Paola Claudia Baldracchi: [email protected]

 Thank you for your attention to the above.”


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