AAI of WNY: Employers step-up to fight covid-19
During the pandemic of COVID-19, Western New York manufacturer’s have stepped in to assist in our county, state, and nation’s need to produce and provide life-saving materials for frontline workers and patients affected by coronavirus. AAI of WNY is proud to share several stories from our company partners who have stepped up to produce parts and equipment for ventilators, test kits, masks, hand sanitizer, and face shields to serve our community and meet the increased demand for safety.
Century Mold released the Halo Program and created the “Halo Mask” which
went into production to assist healthcare workers on the front-lines.
EASTMAN KODAK: HAND SANITIZER
Eastman Kodak, in an agreement with New York State, has been producing the supply of isopropyl alcohol to aid in the production of "NYS Clean" hand sanitizer. READ MORE
As the spread of the coronavirus accelerated, the need for medical personnel as well as medical equipment and supplies have accelerated. One example of the need to review current processes comes from Bill Pollack, CEO at Optimation. READ MORE
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Optimax has supported its employees in multiple ways to help get through these challenging times. READ MORE
Ring Precision in Jamestown has been making the tooling for the Covid-19 test kits.
In response to the coronavirus outbreak, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Rochester Division, worked rapidly to develop a new multiplex Covid-19 Diagnostic Test Kit. READ MORE
TRIDENT PRECISION: MEDICAL SUPPLIES
Trident Precision has been making the equipment parts for the blood analysis machines used in COVID-19 testing by Becton Dickinson & Company, a Global Medical Technology company.
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