Volvo begins production on Tesla rival in China as factories come back online with strict mandates: Face masks at work and in public, multiple self-health checks daily, and tracking

Polestar While many carmakers in the US and Europe have shut down production in response to the novel coronav.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Culp will reorient production to make critical health care products

High Point-based Culp Inc. (NYSE: CULP) today announced it has reprioritized some of its operations to manufacture critical products needed for health care, essential infrastructure and public health. Culp will manufacture face masks and fabrics fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

A top US health official say the US needs 300 million face masks for healthcare workers. But masks are not necessarily effective against coronavirus.

China Daily/Reuters Health and Human Services Sec. Alex Azar said the US needs at least 300 million face masks for health officials as the country braces the rapid spread of the coronavirus. The HHS secretary said the US already has 30 milli.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 26th, 2020

Wuhan evacuees joyfully threw their face masks after their 14-day quarantine ended — but they could be celebrating too early

Riverside County Department of Public Health Patients flown out of Wuhan, China, by the US government were released from a 14-day federal quarantine at a Southern California air base on Tuesday. The 14-day quarantine is based off the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 11th, 2020

60% of furniture-making jobs in North Carolina have disappeared to China — but the state found a creative new way to fight back

Bobby Yip/Reuters 60% of jobs in North Carolina's furniture manufacture industry have gone to foreign factories, leaving Americans without work. Due to cheaper labour costs the majority of production now takes pla.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 12th, 2018

Italy looks to safeguard biomedical valley leading fight against COVID-19

Italy plans to tighten health checks to ensure that work is not disrupted in a small northern town specialising in the production of medical supplies to tackle its coronavirus crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 3rd, 2020

3M to make more face masks, ramp up imports to U.S. after Trump order

3M Co said on Friday it would increase the production of respirators and import more masks into the United States, after President Donald Trump invoked a law to help ease a shortage in the items needed to protect health staff against the coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 3rd, 2020

Lear Corp. is making face masks for health care workers to combat the coronavirus pandemic

Car parts maker Lear Corp. said Monday it has shifted production at its AccuMED facility to make fa.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 30th, 2020

The Netherlands has recalled 600,000 coronavirus face masks it imported from China after discovering they were faulty

Jack Taylor / Getty The Netherlands has asked hospitals to give back around 600,000 face masks it imported from China. It found that the masks were fail.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 29th, 2020

Coronavirus -- With smart public health safeguards in place, let"s consider how to get Americans back to work

Why not let businesses and workers make their own informed decisions if they want to get back to work.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 28th, 2020

Public health experts including Dr. Anthony Fauci are warning Trump officials against sending Americans back to work to re-start the suffering economy

AP Dr. Anthony Fauci and other public health officials are warning Republican leaders against e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2020

Boeing eyes production pause as virus spreads: sources

Boeing Co is leaning toward a temporary work stoppage at its twin-aisle jetliner factories due to the spread of coronavirus, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday, echoing a similar move by European rival Airbus SE ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 19th, 2020

Tesla to shut down California, New York factories

Tesla Inc. said late Thursday it will temporarily halt production at its Fremont, Calif. factory starting Monday. "Despite taking all known health precautions, continued operations in certain lo.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 19th, 2020

Happiness Biotech begins production of daily protective masks

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 17th, 2020

Mask or No Mask? This Is What the Virus Experts Say

Public health officials have been clear about it: There’s no need for healthy people to go around wearing face masks to protect themselves from the novel coronavirus. That hasn’t stopped a run on supplies, which has led to a shortage .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 10th, 2020

As one of China"s "Detroits" reopens, world"s automakers worry about disruptions

Automakers across the world face the possibility of extended supply chain disruptions as factories in China stutter back to life after closures due to the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 9th, 2020

Facebook to Ban Ads for Medical Face Masks to Prevent Exploitation During COVID-19 Spread

Some public health officials have urged people to stop buying masks .....»»

Category: topSource: timeMar 7th, 2020

EssilorLuxottica forecasts profit growth despite coronavirus impact

EssilorLuxottica expects continued profit growth this year after stronger 2019 results, saying on Friday the outbreak of coronavirus had not hit output at its Italian factories and its production in China was getting back to normal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 6th, 2020

More traffic, night lights show China"s factories restart as new virus cases drop

Nearly 300 million people have gone back to work in China since the Lunar New Year break as more companies restart business and coronavirus travel restrictions ease, although many small firms are still struggling to find enough workers to run plants......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 2nd, 2020

U.S. health officials say Americans shouldn’t wear face masks to prevent coronavirus — here are 3 other reasons not to wear them

Most people don’t use face masks correctly, a Johns Hopkins public health expert told MarketWatch......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 27th, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Notebook components supply may dry up in March

Notebook ODMs have resumed their production in China, but face the possibility of a lack of components starting in March if their suppliers continue to be prevented from going to work by the coronavirus outbreak. Quanta Computer has started volume product.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 17th, 2020