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Hallmark Manufactures and Donates 10,000 Face Shields to State of Missouri

The shields will be provided free of charge to schools and healthcare facilities
Press Release

Kansas City, Mo., October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Hallmark Cards, Inc. manufactured and donated 10,000 face shields to the State of Missouri for distribution to healthcare organizations and schools.

“When we saw all the heroes who are working to care for others during this pandemic, we knew we wanted to help in some way,” said Smith Holland, president, Hallmark Global. “Hallmark has two manufacturing plants in the greater Kansas City area that make greeting cards and wrapping paper every day, so it was a no-brainer for us to step up and make face shields.”

Factories, Face Masks and the New Back To School

SCOTT LENNOX, Principle Scientist Chocolate PD, Research and Development
Blog

There are a lot of expressions for agreement in the workplace.

You can be “on board,” or “get behind” or “buy into” something. It’s good to be “on the same page,” or “coming from the same place,” with your colleagues. In my role in Research and Development with The Hershey Company, we like to “lean in,” to a lot of things.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Helps Shield 600,000 First Responders Across the Country

By: Lindsay LaSala, corporate and foundation communications manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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Back in April, I shared the story of how our manufacturing facility in Temecula, California had shifted its operations in the midst of COVID-19 to produce and coordinate the donation of 9,000 face shields to first responders in critical need areas across the U.S.

At the time, we were honored to play even a small role in the fight against COVID-19, but we also knew there was more work to be done. 

VIDEO | Mohawk Gives Update on Pandemic Project

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In April 2020, Mohawk's production switched from flooring to helping healthcare workers. Bart Hill, senior vice president, Mohawk Home, tells us how many medical gowns and face shields the company made before switching back to normal production.

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Sewing Mohawk's Support for Medical Workers

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As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, people and organizations everywhere are looking for ways to help however they can. As a manufacturer of carpets and rugs, Mohawk realized that we could put industrial sewing equipment to work to produce vitally needed medical gowns for healthcare providers.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Donates Oxygen Generating Plant to Arequipa Hospital

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After a surge in coronavirus cases left Peruvian hospitals struggling to keep pace with increased demand for medical-grade oxygen amid a supply shortage, Cerro Verde donated an oxygen generating plant to Honorio Delgado Regional Hospital in Arequipa, Peru at the end of July.

Keep America Beautiful to Conduct Second Annual Signature 'Plogging' Event on Sun., Sept. 20

Leading Nonprofit Brings TrashDash to Hometown, Offers New Virtual Component; Invites Individuals to Participate in Litter Pickup focused on PPE
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STAMFORD, Conn. (Aug. 17, 2020) /3BL Media/– Join Stamford, Connecticut-based Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, on Sun., Sept. 20 for the second annual Keep America Beautiful TrashDash™ plogging event and fun run.

CNH Industrial Harbin Plant Supports Sister Sites by Producing Protective Masks

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Determined to provide a secure, high-quality in-house solution to CNH Industrial colleagues around the world, its global agricultural brands the Case IH and New Holland Agriculture plant in Harbin, China, in addition to producing world-class agricultural equipment, has set-up a state-of-the-art ISO Class 8 cleanroom to produce protectiv

Herbalife Nutrition Distributors Support Medical Professionals, Communities in Need

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Time after time, the #HerbalifeNutrition family shows up. Whether it's supplying meals for medical staff, or making and donating masks to local hospitals, we are in this together across the globe.

Your Used Mask Needs to Make It to the Trash Can

They’re on beaches, in parking lots and on sidewalks. You probably won’t catch the coronavirus from a discarded mask, but the litter poses a risk to the environment.
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By Marie Fazio

As more people wear masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, more personal protective equipment, or P.P.E., has been found as litter around the world.

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