Companies are producing and donating personal protective equipment to first responders, healthcare systems, and hospitals.
After being considered non-essential and forced to close, a roofing provider and a kitchen wood products manufacturer have teamed up to produce personal protective equipment.
Visors are manufactured using a 3D printer and a Rover Plast machining center for hospitals in Italy.
Sutter St. Mfg., an upholstered furniture manufacturing subsidiary of Williams-Sonoma, shut down operations last week because one of its employees has tested positive for COVID-19.
StarMark Cabinetry, a subsidiary of cabinet giant MasterBrand, will close for two weeks after two of its employees tested positive for COVID-19.
As of April 6, Norwalk Furniture has been making very different products from what it is used to: Protective face masks and medical gowns for hospital workers.
Woodworking businesses are taking a variety of steps to combat the effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on their workplace procedures. That includes implementing remote work.
The company’s normal product line includes customer exterior shutters and shutter hardware.