Ventec Life Systems and General Motors announced today that they completed their government contract to produce 30,000 ventilators.
The two companies kicked off mass production of Ventec’s V+Pro critical care ventilator at GM’s Kokomo, Ind., plant in April, having received a $489.4 million contract from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services to deliver 30,000 ventilators by the end of August amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following yesterday’s shipment to complete the delivery, GM has formally turned over operational control of the Kokomo manufacturing operation to Ventec, which will produce its VOCSN multi-function critical care ventilators there and in Bothell, Washington, to continue to meet demand for ventilators as the COVID-19 pandemic roars on.
Ventec’s monthly ventilator production increased by 80 times during the pandemic, the compan…