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PELI pledges major donation to humanitarian causes

A large number of PELI torches and lighting systems have been donated for several uses

Lighting systems specialist PELI has donated a number of its torches and lighting systems to a range of fire, police and humanitarian entities to assist them during the Covid-19 pandemic.

After its donation of PELI 9600 lighting systems to the Italian Red Cross at the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis, PELI decided to help its community in Barcelona, where EMEA headquarters is located, by donating further resources to the Fundació Patrimoni Natural de Matadepera, includes fire and rescue teams, forest preservation and law enforcement entities

The foundation was created for the preservation and to improve safety against natural hazards, fires and emergencies, with the ultimate goal of reducing the loss of assets and natural heritage in its territory: Matadepera and the Natural Park of Sant Llorenç del Munt i l’Obac. Approximately 45 torches PELI 1910 has been given to them.

Other entities belonging to the same foundation, such as a unit of the local police, has also received a selection of 400 models, including PELI 7110, 7610 and 7620 from PELI. Furthermore, several fire departments from Barcelona and Catalunya have received 1,380 units of PELI 3325Z0 and almost 50 units of PELI 9430; the forest agents and fire departments also received approximately 1,020 headlamps of model PELI 2785Z1. Lastly, the Red Cross of Barcelona has received 300 headlamps.

Piero Marigo, managing director of PELI, said: “We are delighted to contribute with our lighting systems to these professional entities, especially after the complexity of the times we have gone through during the last months. We are totally sure they will use them for humanitarian search and rescue and to preserve our environment too”.