Making a Difference Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
We’ve been hearing many stories of major manufacturers and other organizations stepping up in the wake of the COVID—19 pandemic. Businesses are adjusting their typical manufacturing or business operations, enabling them to provide necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) to healthcare workers or even provide a meal to overworked first-responders. We are proud to be affiliated with many of these organizations who are making a difference. Here are just a few that we are aware of…
Eaton Corp has leveraged their expertise in additive manufacturing to produce face shields for hospitals. Partnering with Cleveland Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET), they recently shipped their first batch of face shields to hospitals in Ohio, New York, New Jersey and Michigan. They have also created a a touchless tool that helps medical workers avoid contact with surfaces and slow the spread of germs and have delivered their first batch to University Hospital Systems in Cleveland, OH.
Parker Hannifin continues to step up by delivering technologies used in ventilators, engine filters and transmission components for heavy-duty trucks to transport food, water and other supplies, & more
Our customer, Milpaws, has partnered with their customer O'Fallon Brewery to develop adapters that could convert a portion of their beer line to producing hand sanitizers.
Our customer, Accurate Industrial, is part of the manufacturing community where their customers are now producing plastic face shields and protective gear. Helping healthcare workers, first-responders and avoiding layoffs!
Our customer, Behco, has teamed up with Unitronics - PLC & Automation products to help supply customers building lifesaving ventilators in this time of need.
Our parent company, Volaris Group, is sourcing ventilator parts for hospitals in Canada through several local manufacturers and distributors in Canada.
Rubber Tree Systems, our third party partner for analytics and mobile sales applications, teamed up with Deets BBQ to feed 300+ medical professionals at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, OH. #grubsforscrubs
Pall Corporation, a global leader in filtration, separation and purification, has announced its participation in a consortium led by the Jenner Institute, University of Oxford (Oxford, England), to rapidly develop, scale-up and produce a vaccine for COVID-19.
Dixon Valve is using a 3D printer to manufacture face shield frames that will be donated in an effort to supply healthcare workers with proper personal protective equipment (PPE). Completed sets of face shields will be sent to Open Works to be sanitized, assembled, and prepped for distribution.