Donegal company creating up to one million face shields per day

A Donegal company is making up to one million face shields, per day, for frontline health workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Rapid Access Packaging, based in Gaoth Dobhair, usually caters to the food industry, but saw its revenue drop by 70 percent.

A change in business model has now seen it using its high speed machines to make the protective equipment.

While Ward Automation in Finisklin, Sligo is another business making personal protection equipment for the HSE locally.

Rapid Access Packaging sales manager, James Neville explains how it came about: