DuPont Launches #TyvekTogether Increasing Protective Garment Supply

The #TyvekTogether Program will introduce a new specialized Tyvek®  fabric to enable an increase in the amount of garment production for the COVID-19 response to 15 million garments a month. DuPont has launched a new program,  #TyvekTogether, to increase the overall availability of Tyvek® personal protective garments in the company’s continued efforts to help combat the spread of COVID-19 and protect health…

Guidance for New High Volume Manufacturers of COVID – 19 Personal Protective Equipment

The Government Office for Product Safety & Standards has published guidance for manufacturers of Covid 19 (related) Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).This guidance is intended to assist in the implementation of the processes outlined in EU 2020 403 on PPE intended to be supplied to healthcare workers.In the context of this guide and EU 2020 403…

VF Corporation Brands Donate Nearly $55,000 to Outdoor Industry Association

The North Face®, Timberland®, Icebreaker®, Smartwool®, Eagle Creek® and Altra® Donate Portions of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Refund to Outdoor Industry Association. VF Corporation, one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today announced that some of its brands, including The North Face®, Timberland®, Icebreaker®, Smartwool®, Eagle Creek®, and Altra® will donate 15 percent of their Outdoor Retailer Summer Market…

“UK manufacturing must be part of the solution”: Hunter Apparel Solutions

Simon Hunter Esq, M.B.E., CEO of Hunter, says his company is actively recruiting in response to the Coronavirus outbreak and explains why he believes this is an opportunity to reverse decades of decline in the UK manufacturing sector. Hunter Apparel Solutions Limited (Hunter) is a family business, now in its third generation, specialising in the design,…

Gerber Technology Announces Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Retooling Package

The software, hardware and consulting package accelerates the transition to facilitate immediate PPE production. Continuing to support the alleviation of global shortage of medical and consumer personal protective equipment (PPE), Gerber Technology is now empowering manufacturers to accelerate PPE production by offering a PPE Retooling Package. The package includes an end-to-end suite of software and a specially…