3M could double respirator production with help from Cummins factory

Via Minneapolis-Saint Paul Business Journal

“Using a 3M design, employees in Cummin’s facility in Neillsville, Wis., will use equipment made for producing diesel engine filters to make the PAPR filters. After assembly and testing, the filters will be sent to 3M’s PAPR manufacturing plant in Valley, Neb.”

“Cummins is expecting to start production of the high efficiency particulate filters by the end of April.”

“The Maplewood, Minn-based company’s PAPRs provide increased levels of respiratory protection for front-line healthcare workers by using a hood that covers the head or face.”

Get details on the Cummins-3M partnership from MSPBJ

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