“Ford will be able to assemble 100,000 or more PAPRs at its facility in Flat Rock, Michigan. The new design has a hood, face shield, and a high-efficiency filtration system, providing protection and comfort for front-line healthcare workers.”
“’We knew that to play our part helping combat coronavirus, we had to go like hell and join forces with experts like 3M to expand production of urgently needed medical equipment and supplies,’ said vice president of Ford enterprise product line management Jim Baumbick in the blog.”
“The two corporations will be donating any profits from the sale of PAPR to nonprofits associated with Covid-19. Upon regulatory approval, 3M will distribute the respirators through its distribution network in the United States.”
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