The company, which has already produced 100,000 masks in just a few weeks said: “We are strong together and want to celebrate all our volunteers who work every day to protect our lives. As the fight is not over, the discreet heroes in France will intensify the production to reach 200,000 masks.
“We would also like to thank the great Lacoste family that continues to mobilise around the world.”
Praising its Turkish partner (EREN Holding) and Argentinian factory workers, which are playing a key role in the manufacture of the medical masks and gowns the company added: “Every gesture counts to defeat this pandemic. Lacoste will continue its efforts to produce masks beyond April, for as long as the health situation requires.”
The brand, which revealed two production lines will be dedicated to this protective equipment at its Troyes factory in France concluded: “Thank you very much and I count on you to celebrate some of those who have particularly made our brand proud in the fight against the Covid-19.”