Premier Doug Ford was in Niagara today announcing an investment of $2M for a Beamsville company.

Ford was at Clean Works to announce the funding to ramp up production at the company on Christie Dr. which has created a machine to sanitize masks and other equipment.

The Clean Flow Healthcare Mini can decontaminate up to 800 N95 masks per hour along with other personal protective equipment.

Almost 20 new local jobs will be created as production picks up.

The announcement was made today by Premier Ford and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade.

To learn more about the company and the machine, click here.

“This is an incredible success story about an Ontario apple farmer taking technology used to decontaminate produce and converting it into a device that can decontaminate personal protective equipment,” said Premier Ford. “By making targeted investments and supporting these homegrown innovative trailblazers, we are not only supporting our economic recovery, we are also making sure we are ready with the necessary PPE and equipment should the need arise in the future.”

Mark VanderVeen, president of Clean Works. “The Ontario Together Fund will enable us to scale up our production and triple our capacity. Our innovative disinfecting devices will ensure those on the frontlines have clean PPE to continue the fight against COVID-19.”

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