When Prent Corp. learned that a nearby hospital had a shortage of protective equipment because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it got to work. Within 48 hours, Prent had donated more than 10,000 face shields to local healthcare facilities.
Germany’s Reifenhäuser converts meltblown test lines to produce face mask material, but needs to ship it to Vietnam for further conversion.
Polymer producers proactively answer the call for coronavirus-preventing hand sanitizer during a critical shortage affecting consumers and hospitals.
Over the span of one weekend, Formlabs, Northwell Health, and USF Health worked together to develop a nasal swab prototype and test it in the lab. The swabs have received FDA Class I exempt status.
China’s ambassador to the United States called the Chinese conspiracy theory that COVID-19 originated from the U.S. Army "crazy." These were not off-the-cuff remarks from a rogue diplomat — President Xi Jingping told the ambassador to say that...
Companies in the plastics sector remain open for business, as many of them supply components and products required by the healthcare industry.
Single-use plastic bags can be an effective tool in helping to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Works with 3M, GE, UAW to speed production of respirators and face shields for healthcare workers, ventilators for coronavirus patients.
Additive manufacturing technology leaders Carbon and HP are helping to produce critical medical parts. Meanwhile, residents at Massachusetts General Hospital have launched a “moonshot” competition to develop mechanical ventilators.
Carmakers' U.S. factories are closed, but they can still help relieve shortages.