NYS Manufacturing and Tech News 4.13.20

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COVID-19 Manufacturing Grants Program to help businesses fund PPE production
“A statewide grant program has been established in hopes of increasing the creation of PPE and ventilators. FuzeHub, the New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership center, has launched the COVID-19 Manufacturing Grants program.”
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Startups, empowered by UB programs and students, doing their part in coronavirus crisis
“About two and a half years ago, startups Innosek and Tresca Design each signed a contract to receive University at Buffalo student engineering assistance at a subsidized rate. The investments would prove crucial in building each company’s ground floor, according to the founders.”
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NYC Taps Manufacturers to Make Gear, Test Kits by Thousands
“New York City has turned to its storied garment industry to shift from high fashion to mass manufacture of surgical gowns to protect medical workers treating coronavirus patients in hospitals.”
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Two Jamestown manufacturers now making PPE
“Two Jamestown manufacturers are now producing reusable personal protective equipment to help with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Resource Center and Support Enterprises, Inc. are now sewing gowns and cloth masks at their Jamestown manufacturing facilities.”
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NYC furriers switching gears to make masks during coronavirus pandemic
“New York fur companies are using their skills during the coronavirus lockdowns. Golfo Karageorgos, who owns the Garment District business Tres Chic Furs, has been mass-producing three-ply, non-woven disposable masks to donate to everyone from local corrections officers and supermarket workers to doctors and nurses during the pandemic.”
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