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Medtronic: Innovators Unite

Unexpected Partners Join Forces in Fight Against COVID-19
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Medtronic is creating new ways of working across industries to help bring innovators together and speed the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“COVID-19 is presenting the world with an unprecedented challenge,” said Medtronic CEO Geoff Martha. “So we must take unprecedented steps to meet that challenge. No one company can deliver all that is needed. We will only defeat the virus by acting in unison, with smart and focused strategies for production, allocation, and resourcing.”

LIXIL Manufactures Face Shields for Healthcare Workers

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We are proud to support those battling on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic by re-purposing our 3D printers in N.J. to make vital face shields that help keep healthcare workers safe. We thank our employees who have volunteered their time to the development and distribution of the shields.

3D Printing with Purpose: Koch Employee Makes PPE for Hospitals in Need

At Koch company John Zink Hamworthy Combustion, 3D printers are being repurposed to create face shields for frontline healthcare workers
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Tim Aman is a self-described geek. From his workstation at John Zink Hamworthy Combustion’s (JZHC) headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the company’s IT systems analyst proudly shows off the scale replica of the Star Trek USS Voyager he made with a Makerbot Ultimaker 3D printer using a file he downloaded off the internet.

HP Helps Bring Creativity and Sustainability to Life with Breakthrough Devices

Anyone, anywhere can be a creator; HP’s Create Ecosystem includes the world’s first mobile workstation with ocean-bound plastics
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PALO ALTO, April 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Today, HP Inc. unveiled its newest Z by HP mobile workstation and HP ENVY portfolio – designed for creators who push the envelope of what’s possible. The HP ZBook Studio, HP ZBook Create, and the HP ENVY 15 are the latest additions to the HP Create Ecosystem, which launched at Adobe MAX in 2019.

CRB Project for Pfizer Wins 2020 Facility of the Year Award

Engineered and designed by CRB, Pfizer’s Andover Clinical Manufacturing Facility focuses on integration and flexibility to speed patient therapies.
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April 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A state-of-the-art facility allowing Pfizer Inc. to significantly expand its global clinical manufacturing and speed critical therapies to patients has been awarded the 2020 Facility of the Year Award for Facility Integration, by the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering.

Insights for a Time of Crisis: Porter Novelli COVID-19 Tracker

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In times of immense strain and crisis our truest colors often show through. As the entire globe faces the unprecedented and catastrophic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve seen moments of brightness during a fog of immense sadness and uncertainty.

This is the time when many things will be put to the test, including how business responds. In this moment of global need, we will remember those companies that stood tall, acted quickly and with humanity. We will also remember those that did not.

Aramark to Manufacture Essential Protective Gear to Support COVID-19 Response

Uniforms Division Shifts Production Lines to Make Masks, Scrubs and Gowns for Healthcare Providers and Other Critical Industries
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April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In keeping with its 84-year history of answering the call for assistance in times of need, Aramark announced its Uniform Services division has redeployed production lines in order to manufacture essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for the heroes working in hospitals and in other critical roles across the United States.

Open Works Has Been in the Community, Helping to Build a Stable Foundation for Baltimore

When the COVID-19 Outbreak Hit, That Community Was Behind Them To #InspireACTION
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One of Legg Mason’s newest partners, Open Works, is a 34,000-square-foot community makerspace in Baltimore, founded in 2016 to help rebuild Baltimore’s manufacturing economy. The space provides access to manufacturing equipment for digital fabrication, metal, wood, textiles, 3D printers and electronics.

Anatomy of a Home-Crafted Mask: Here’s How To Make One at Home

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With supplies of N95 masks at a critical low in hospitals all over the US, volunteers are helping to create new masks or extend the life of existing masks.  One of our employees tells us how it works, as part of Legg Mason’s series on #InspireACTION.

1. Sarah, you are part of a team who sews cloth covers for N95 masks, can you tell us how the idea came about and what it is you guys are doing to help?

Graphics Printers Mobilize Globally to Support Public Health

PSPs in the US, China, UK, France, and Spain are just a few adapting production lines overnight to make a difference to their local communities
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PALO ALTO, Calif., April 1, 2020 – HP Inc.’s print service providers (PSPs) are mobilizing industrial facilities worldwide to deliver print products and help in the global effort to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Many PSPs are working with limited staff to adhere to health regulations, while retooling production lines to support the effort. 
 

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