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Cimbali Group donates 10 lung ventilators worth €200,000 in Covid-19 emergency

Maurizio Cimbali, President of the Group, declares: "We feel compelled by a need, a duty and a moral commitment, to support the healthcare system"

BINASCO (Milan) – Cimbali Group donates 10 lung ventilators with a total value of approximately 200 thousand Euros, to support the Italian NHS which has been tackling the Coronavirus health emergency for a number of weeks now.

The Binasco (Milan) based company, leader in the design and production of professional coffee machines, wishes to express its profound closeness to the community by supporting the extraordinary dedication of doctors and healthcare workers in the fight against Covid-19.

The donation will contribute towards reinforcing equipment on intensive care wards.

“Our Country is going through a dramatic time, without a doubt nothing like this has ever been experienced in the past few decades. – Declared Maurizio Cimbali, President of the Group. – As an Italian company, strongly rooted in Lombardy, we feel compelled by a need, a duty and a moral commitment to support the healthcare and hospital system which is coping remarkably in the face of this emergency, with a donation of 200 thousand euros for the purchase of lung respirators for intensive care“.

Right from the very start of the emergency, in addition to immediately implementing all measures necessary for protecting the safety of all staff and workers, Cimbali Group also activated extraordinary insurance coverage, which in the event of Covid-19, guarantees both economic and post-recovery assistance.

Maurizio Cimbali added that “As a family-run business, we see the health and safety of our staff as a priority, especially since they have shown passion and dedication to their work, even in such gruelling times. Therefore, we have extended insurance coverage for them, in addition to scrupulous internal safety measures which have already been in place for weeks now.

Cimbali Group is world leader in the design and production of professional machines for coffee and milk-based beverages as well as special coffee making equipment

The Group, to which the brands La Cimbali, Faema and Slayer belong, operates across three production facilities in Italy (Binasco – Milan, Ghisalba – Bergamo, and Cappella Cantone – Cremona), one in the United States (Seattle, where Slayer brand machines are produced), 9 operative branches and 2 liaison offices, employing approximately 800 staff members.

The Group’s commitment to spreading espresso coffee culture and promoting the local area culminated in 2012 with the opening of MUMACThe Museum of the Espresso Coffee Machine, the first and most extensive permanent exhibition dedicated to the history, world and culture of the espresso coffee machine, based at the Cimbali Group headquarters in Binasco. MUMAC hosts MUMAC Academy, a training, promotional and research centre.