Elon Musk"s SpaceX Makes And Donates Face Shields, Protective Suits, Sanitizer For COVID-19 Healthcare Workers

The Space Exploration Company, better known as SpaceX, is making and distributing protective gear for healthcare workers fighting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, CNBC reported Wednesday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 26th, 2020

COVID-19: Architecture firms churn out protective face shields using their 3D printers

Architecture firms from coast to coast have suddenly turned into manufacturing centers for the production of protective face shields and face masks for use by healthcare workers fighting the COVID-10 pandemic......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 4th, 2020

Healthcare workers are so desperate for face masks they"re reusing old ones — here"s how you can help get them critical supplies

REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Healthcare workers across the US are facing severe shortages of protective gear as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise. The situation is so dire that workers have resort.....»»

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Local companies shift from manufacturing robotic arms and backpacks to face shields

RE2 Robotics and Day Owl are working to get critical protective equipment to healthcare workers on the frontlines of fighting the coronavirus......»»

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Apple To Make 1M Face Shields Per Week For Coronavirus Health Workers

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is planning to make 1 million face shields every week for healthcare workers, as part of its efforts against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, chief executive officer Tim Cook announced Sunday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 6th, 2020

An American factory shifted from making outdoor gear to face shields in just 8 days. Here"s how.

Courtesy of Flowfold A Maine company that creates outdoor gear has become one of many US factories to pivot to producing urgently needed personal protective equipment for healthcare workers. Flowfold, which is best known for its wallets made of recycl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 3rd, 2020

COVID-19: HMC Architects using 3D Printers to make face shields for healthcare workers

HMC Architects is among the latest design brands to manufacture face shields for healthcare workers in response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Us.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 2nd, 2020

Nike is transforming one of its most popular sneakers into face shields for healthcare workers

Nike Nike is creating face shields and other forms of personal prot.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider14 hr. 38 min. ago

Apple just revealed more details about the new face shields it"s making to protect medical workers amid the COVID-19 crisis (AAPL)

Apple A support page on Apple's website shares more details about the new face shields the company has started designing and producing to help medical workers in the US. The company plans to shi.....»»

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Local upholstery business donates material to Queen"s for face shields

In light of the shortage of medical protective equipment, Queen's is working to manufacture their own supplies with some help from a local business......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2020

Factories in the Fight: Plastics manufacturer working to shield medical workers from coronavirus

The first article in a new Business Journal series on how manufacturers are putting their resources to work against the COVID-19 pandemic profiles Mona Helmy, whose plastics company has taken to making face shields for medical workers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

Under Armour to make protective gear for Maryland hospitals

Under Armour is switching from creating sportswear and spacesuits to making face masks, face shields and even specially equipped fanny packs as it looks to aid health care workers battling the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Baltimore company.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020

After push from DeWine and Trump, Battelle gets FDA approval for tech to decontaminate masks in Covid-19 response

Battelle has started decontaminating used protective masks for healthcare workers treating coronavirus patients, after receiving the go-ahead late Sunday from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its newly developed technology. Ohio Gov. Mik.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

Tesla, Apple, and Ford are stepping up to address global shortages of ventilators, hand sanitizer, face masks, and gowns. Here"s a running list of companies helping out.

Karen Ducey/Getty Images Healthcare workers across the globe face dire shortages of equipment needed to combat the nove.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Why SmileDirectClub"s Stock Is Trading Higher Today

SmileDirectClub (NASDAQ: SDC) shares were trading higher on Friday, after the company announced it's now producing medical-grade face shields for health care workers amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 27th, 2020

ON Semiconductor donates 10,000 masks to help fight coronavirus

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor Corp. donated 10,000 face masks Thursday morning to kick off the city of Phoenix’s personal protective equipment donation drive for health care workers and first responders. ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) donated 8,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Nurse dies in New York hospital where workers are reduced to using trash bags as protective medical gear

REUTERS/Andrew Kelly A healthcare worker in a New York City hospital died from COVID-19 on Tuesday.  He was working with COVID-19 patients and was diagnosed with the vi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Maker community enlists 3D printing to ease shield shortfall

The maker community locally is firing up its creativity and 3D printers to produce frames and face shields for medical workers and first responders. Personal protective equipment has been in short supply for more than a week, posing danger to those .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Healthcare workers are reusing the very few face masks they have left — and they"re begging the government to give them the protective equipment they desperately need

Xinhua/Ren Chao/Getty Images The US is experiencing a shortage of N95 masks that protect against airborne illness. In California, hospitals have turned to seamstresses, while in New York doctors have resorted to reusing masks to meet the shortage. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 24th, 2020

Elon Musk said he sourced 1,255 ventilators from China and shipped them to Los Angeles as US worries about a shortage in the face of coronavirus

Jae C. Hong/Associated Press Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 24th, 2020

Elon Musk says N95 masks are "a pain to wear" and claims other masks are "better," but experts say it"s the mask healthcare workers should be wearing to protect themselves against the spread of the coronavirus (TSLA)

Romeo Ranoco/Reuters Elon .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2020