AE Sewing Machines based on the Vauxhall Industrial Estate in Ruabon recently donated 100 face shield visors to Awyr Las – The North Wales NHS Charity, to help protect key workers through the pandemic.
A member of the Betsi Cadwaladr team collected them recently and they were distributed to the Intensive Care Ward and Critical Care Unit at Ysbyty Wrecsam Maelor.
AE Sewing Machines are a family business based in Wrexham, and are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of industrial fabric cutting, sewing, and finishing equipment. As well as supplying a wide range of high-quality equipment to cover every aspect of textile manufacturing, they develop bespoke sewing solutions to fit the specific needs of customers and pride themselves on providing top-quality customer care and support.
Proud members of Make it British, they are prominent advocates for British Manufacturing and do everything they can to support it.
AE Sewing Machines doing their bit
Local Ward Councillor David Bithell said: “It’s great to see a local business, AE Sewing Machines, doing their bit to help keep NHS workers protected during these difficult times. They’re also providing a small token of gratitude for the amazing work which they are doing.”
Rhys Gerrard, Commercial Director at AE Sewing Machines commented: “We have been working closely with British businesses producing PPE throughout the lockdown period, providing specialist machines and technical support, and we will continue to do so for as long as needed. Our most heartfelt thanks go out to all the key workers who are working so hard on the front-line, we are glad that we can be a part of producing the equipment required to keep them safe.”
PHOTO: Rhys Gerrard, Commercial Director at AE Sewing Machines hands over 100 visors to Awyr Las.