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Top Glove stretches to meet demand as virus grips the world

Malaysian group's 44 plants run full tilt to churn out medical supplies

P PREM KUMAR, Nikkei staff writer | Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR -- Lim Wee Chai became a grandfather on April 6. For the 62-year-old, it was not the only thing to cherish in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Lim can also find satisfaction in the way Top Glove -- the surgical gloves maker he founded in Malaysia almost three decades ago -- has taken on a crucial global role in helping doctors, nurses and other health care professionals confront the coronavirus crisis.

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