- New facility at BASF Innovation Campus Shanghai enables quick sample tests of face masks that are procured in China for the German Federal Ministry of Health
Joining hands with the world’s leading independent inspection service provider TÜV NORD and the leading developer and producer of filter test systems Palas®, BASF recently unveiled its new Mask Testing Lab at the company’s Innovation Campus in Shanghai. This joint initiative will support the Federal Ministry of Health in Germany to procure masks from China for medical or non-medical uses.
实验室的建成仅耗时两月，配备了由Palas®提供的世界一流的数字化测试工具。 实验室专家每天都可以从TÜV北德在上海检查的防护口罩中测试40个样品。 经TÜV北德认证的口罩将运抵德国，以抗击COVID-19疫情。
Built within two months, the lab is equipped with world-class digitalized testing tools provided by Palas®. Lab specialists are able to test 40 samples from each lot of protective face masks TÜV NORD inspects in Shanghai every day. Masks qualified by TÜV NORD will be shipped to Germany in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The new facility allows us to monitor the mask testing process and the results directly in China, using real-time data transfer,” said Jeffery Fan, Vice President of TÜV NORD Greater China. “We are very excited to work with BASF and Palas® to test the masks in an efficient and professional manner.”
这是巴斯夫自今年3月发起的“‘手’护行动”项目的多项举措之一。巴斯夫计划在全球投入约 1 亿欧元用于疫情防控。巴斯夫大中华区总裁兼董事长柯迪文博士（Stephan Kothrade）表示：“我们一直在与合作伙伴和有关当局合作，以实际行动减轻全球范围内的新冠疫情的影响。我们很荣幸与TÜV北德以及Palas®在中国携手，支持这个将惠及更多人的项目。”
This is one of the several initiatives of BASF’s “Helping Hands” campaign rolled out in March. BASF is fighting the pandemic worldwide with a total financial commitment of approximately €100 million. “We have been working with partners and relevant authorities to alleviate the effects of the corona crisis around the world,” said Dr. Stephan Kothrade, President and Chairman Greater China, BASF. “We are very honored to work with TÜV NORD and Palas® in China to support this initiative that may help more people.”