According to WilmingtonBiz.com, a local rental equipment company has seen sales soar for several types of rental equipment.
The newspaper reports that KWIPPED Inc., an online business-to-business equipment marketplace based in Wilmington, has had a major increase in demand for equipment related to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a news release.The increase includes medical, laboratory and safety equipment.The numbers, based on January and February 2020 combined compared to March and April 2020 (to date) combined, tell the story:
- Requests for ventilators increased by 744% and the unit quantities increased by more than 55,000% (From 28 to 15,319 units)
- Hospital bed unit quantities increased by 1,676%
- Infusion pump unit quantities increased by 4,156%