What does the press say about Cambridge Mask Co?

Cambridge Mask has boomed in popularity since its establishment in 2015 as a startup with a mission to help everyone, everywhere breathe cleaner air. Now a global sensation, our company has been the talk of the town all over the world. The Times, Guardian, BBC, Business Weekly, New York Times, and other local and international media companies have featured our exclusive products. Our high-quality masks speak for themselves, but we still love spreading the word about how they can help people achieve the respiratory health they deserve. Christopher Dobbing, Founder, and CEO of Cambridge Mask Co is no stranger to the media spotlight. Promoting awareness about our unique personal protective product is part of his goal to help people around the world and he can be found regularly giving statements and interviews for large, global media companies. As well as being readily available for interviews and press releases, our CEO can also provide insightful general media commentary on China Business, SME, Environmental Issues, Bloomberg, and more. If you would like to get in touch, find out more about the company, or receive official video, b-roll, soundbites, or company films/images, please contact us via

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are unable to match the demand for face masks needed by customers. In an interview with Bloomberg, our Founder and CEO discussed the high-quality production standards our masks meet. He also talked about how Cambridge Mask Co. is managing unprecedented demand for masks during the coronavirus pandemic. WATCH INTERVIEW

Most masks sell direct to consumers, but the company has contracts with British Airways, Deliveroo, the Mayo Clinic, the Nepalese police department and many hospitals and embassies across Asia. "We have a global consumer exclusive on a technology developed by the British military for chemical and nuclear biological warfare protection," says Dobbing. READ MORE

Deliveroo marked Clean Air Day by teaming up with Cambridge Mask Company in an initiative that saw free anti-pollution masks handed out to thousands of cyclists at pollution hot spots in four of the UK’s worst affected cities – London, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow. READ MORE

When Christopher Dobbing launched a face mask business five years ago he had no idea what 2020 would bring. By producing face masks that use British Military tech designed for nuclear warfare, the firm has found itself on the frontline of the fight against Covid-19."It's been a whirlwind of a year. We had no idea the pandemic would be of this scale," said Dobbing, a Cambridge University graduate. READ MORE

The air in major cities, including London, is dirtiest of all. A growing body of research suggests smaller particulate matter – the term for particles found in the air including dust, dirt, soot and smoke – is responsible for the most adverse health effects. Founded by a Cambridge University graduate who decided to find a solution to air pollution after moving to China, this “military grade” mask uses carbon cloth invented by the Ministry of Defence to protect against smells and particulates. READ MORE

The masks were originally developed for residents of highly polluted cities, where “you don’t have one mask you have three or four,” says Griffee. When wearing a face mask is commonplace “it’s nice if it matches your coat”. READ MORE

Cambridge alumni, Christopher Dobbing, set his sights on Asia after finishing up his degree. The choking air pollution in his new home town of Beijing was a regular problem that our CEO couldn’t believe young children had to face as a part of their daily lives. It became clear to him that he needed to find a solution. WATCH ON YOUTUBE

The Cambridge Mask on the other hand is made with an activated carbon cloth invented by the UK Ministry of Defence and is shown to remove an average of 99.6% of viruses and bacteria on contact. Super comfortable to wear, washable, and tested by Nelson Labs USA - you can’t go wrong with this mask especially for those unavoidable close encounters with other people. READ MORE

UK manufacturing brings China an air pollution busting product. The team at Bridge & Stitch takes the exclusive, high-quality fabrics sourced by Cambridge Mask Co and assemble them into our fashionable face masks. Here’s our CEO with Bridge & Stitch bringing you more… WATCH ON YOUTUBE

Rapid urbanisation and population growth have meant that people across the world, especially in countries like Nepal, are prone to sickness resulting from toxic air,” said Christopher Dobbing of the Cambridge Mask Company. “I am pleased that our masks will now help police officers serve the Nepali public while keeping them safe from almost 100% of gas-based air pollution, harmful pathogens and particulate matter in the air. READ MORE

The UK is back in lockdown for the third time, and while travel is on hold right now, face masks are still mandatory in all enclosed spaces in England. These are the best face masks to buy right now, to keep everyone safe when shopping for essentials or even on daily walks. READ MORE

Set up five years ago, The Cambridge Mask Company is the brainchild of former Cambridge University student Chris Dobbing.He first hit on the idea of supplying military grade masks to the general public after a stint working in Chinese school where he noticed children suffering breathing problems due to heavy pollution. Cambridge Mask Company now holds the exclusive global rights for this material for use in a consumer pollution mask. In other words, you won’t find it in any other mask outside of the military. READ MORE

Reusable masks present a great eco-friendly alternative as long as they are washed after each use, the university stresses. Some manufacturers of reusable masks, such as Cambridge Mask and Respro, claim that their products are as effective as standard single-use masks if used correctly. Cambridge Mask produces respirators made with UK military-grade filtration technology and claims their masks are effective for 340 hours. READ MORE