Supporting the fightback against Covid-19

Apr 01, 2020

Adam Cunningham, CEO of Muller Holdings and Chairman of the Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), explores how member companies are supporting the frontline effort against Covid-19.

Manufacturers by their very nature are an ingenious bunch, always trying to find a solution to everyday problems that society gleefully accepts without so much as a blink of an eye. It’s just what we do, part of our DNA I suppose you could say.

We are also a decent ally in times of national crisis, as previously seen during the war efforts and in devising new measures to prevent floods that have been prevalent in the UK in recent years.

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