Ford and 3M begin shipping respirators to front-line health workers fighting coronavirus pandemic

Via CNBC “3M is selling and distributing the Ford-designed respirators through 3M-authorized distributors. Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle is the first customer to order and take delivery, the automaker said.” “3M and Ford say they will donate any profits from the medical equipment sales to Covid-related nonprofit organizations.” “The newly designed respirators include a […]

Ford, 3M Gear Up to Produce Air-Purifying Respirators

Via Twin Cities Business Magazine “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 […]

3M could make more N95 respirators in Ford factories

Via Star Tribune “3M and Ford say they will work together to make more N95 air respirators for health care workers, possibly at Ford factories.” “The companies are still working out the details on how they will work together in response to needs exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. Ford has halted auto manufacturing operations in […]

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