In March the Moscow authorities bought the largest manufacturer of medical masks in Russia – OOO “KIT”, now this company produces the third volume of medical masks in Russia. About this “Vedomosti” said the Deputy mayor of Moscow Vladimir Yefimov.
The production of medical masks – the main profile of the “Company of innovative technologies” (“KIT”), compared to the beginning of the year a firm increased its production more than in 2 times – up to 1 million medical masks for the day. During the year the company will increase capacity to 2.3 million pieces per day, he added. Thus the need for Moscow to masks is now about 4 million pieces a day.
The transaction Vladimir Yefimov explained the pandemic coronavirus. “In March, when we realized that the city would require a substantial amount of medical masks and what we are faced with shortages in the market, we acquired the production, which was deployed on the territory of Technopolis “Moscow”, – said the official.
The amount of the transaction has not been disclosed. The excitement in the market masks were growing rapidly, so the “KIT” bought on the rise, told “Vedomosti” one of the former owners of the company. According to him, the offer was very profitable, “you can’t refuse”.
Almost everything that produces a “KIT”, takes Moscow, and the mask is shipped to hospitals and government institutions at cost, emphasizes the interlocutor of “Vedomosti” from city hall. “We in the health system give 2 million masks per week in housing is also 2 million, and 0.5 million in metro,” – said Efimov. Two large orders of 200 and 175 million rubles from “KIT” was just from the Department of health of Moscow – the cost of the masks there around 7 RUB., the Cost of medical mask before the pandemic was approximately 1 RUB, now close to 7 RUB Appreciation was largely due to the growth of prices for raw materials – in 5-6 times.