Jan-Henrik Scheper-Stuke, the managing director of Auerbach men’s accessories maker in Berlin. His company is now making face masks. Photo: Carsten Koall Jan-Henrik Scheper-Stuke, the managing director of Auerbach men’s accessories maker in Berlin. His company is now making face masks. Photo: Carsten Koall
Jan-Henrik Scheper-Stuke, the managing director of Auerbach men’s accessories maker in Berlin. His company is now making face masks. Photo: Carsten Koall

Bow ties to face masks: German firms shift gears in coronavirus crisis

  • Fashion companies retool plants and production lines to make face masks and medical equipment
  • Beer brewers and spirits makers have made changes at their distilleries to produce or distribute grain alcohol for disinfectants

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Jan-Henrik Scheper-Stuke, the managing director of Auerbach men’s accessories maker in Berlin. His company is now making face masks. Photo: Carsten Koall Jan-Henrik Scheper-Stuke, the managing director of Auerbach men’s accessories maker in Berlin. His company is now making face masks. Photo: Carsten Koall
Jan-Henrik Scheper-Stuke, the managing director of Auerbach men’s accessories maker in Berlin. His company is now making face masks. Photo: Carsten Koall
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