PPE

Why is the Rio Tinto, St John of God & KFC joining the Medical Products HUB – it’s not just about PPE sourcing

Whilst we battle the pandemic, large groups need to protect their employees. We have been surprised by a number of corporate groups requesting to join the Medical Products HUB. From global miners to food outlets to major hospital bodies. They all have a mission, protect their staff from COVID! What a lot of these groups […]

Medical Products HUB Secures 50 Million Boxes of Nitril Gloves in 5 Days

With the high demand on PPE globally the team at Medical Products HUB has had one particular disposable product in high demand, Nitril Gloves. The Medical Products HUB was recently approached to provide 50 million boxes per month under a 12 month contract for Nitril gloves. From initial contact to quotation took 5 days to […]

Medical Products HUB sends ventilators to Madagascar for Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto https://www.riotinto.com/en is one of the world’s largest mining and metals companies operating in approximately 36 countries, including Madagascar. With the outbreak of COVID-19, Rio Tinto contacted the team at Medical Products Hub http://www.medicalproductshub.com/ to acquire Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), recognizing our long-term presence in China and ability to source quality, reliable PPE. Rio […]

Medical Alley Association Letter Regarding Mask Usage to Fight COVID-19

GetUsPPE Delivers One Million Face Shields to Healthcare Facilities Nationwide

Via Boston Scientific GetUsPPE, a leading volunteer organization connecting healthcare providers with supplies of PPE (personal protective equipment), has delivered one million face shields to healthcare facilities around the United States. Shields manufactured and donated by medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) were distributed by partners including Amazon to healthcare facilities in more than 40 U.S. […]

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 […]

3M Awarded Department of Defense Contracts to Further Expand U.S. Production of N95 Respirators

Via 3M 3M has been awarded two contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense in recent weeks to further expand U.S. production of N95 respirators in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Beginning in January, 3M ramped up production of respirators and doubled its global output to 1.1 billion per year – including 35 million N95 […]

Minnesota Gets Supply Chain, Warehouse Expertise from Target, Ecolab, Other Corporations

Via Star Tribune “Maplewood-based 3M’s team is helping ferret out fraudulent suppliers or products. Target helped the state develop a web-based tool that can help businesses track the health of their workforce.” “And Bloomington-based filtration giant Donaldson Co. and St. Paul-based Ecolab are helping with supply chain expertise.” “‘We view our best opportunity to help […]

3M has sued 5 vendors who targeted emergency officials in 3 states offering billions of nonexistent N95 respirators

Via 3M 3M has filed five legal actions in federal courts in Florida, Wisconsin and Indiana as part of its global effort to protect the public and combat fraud and counterfeiting. The lawsuits involve separate defendants who attempted to target government officials with fraudulent offers to sell N95 respirators — in one case claiming to […]

3M’s Latest N95 Complaint Targets Wisconsin Price Gouging

Via Bloomberg Law “The complaint is the latest in a volley of trademark infringement claims filed by 3M targeting companies for engaging in N95 price gouging during the Covid-19 crisis. 3M has also sued alleged price gougers in New York, California, Texas, and Florida.” “3M said Scott Patella, a registered agent of Hulomil LLC, contacted […]

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