Regional face mask manufacturer Made in America is donating two million masks to Puerto Rico residents to support their battle against COVID-19, the company revealed.
The Act 20/22 decree holders developed the manufacturing center in the town of Carolina to produce non reusable three-ply masks to promote access to inexpensive, quality masks produced locally, and not made in China.
“At Made in America, we desire to guarantee that everyone in requirement of personal protective equipment in Puerto Rico has access to our face masks. It’s our corporate obligation to assist individuals on the island during these tough times,” said Made in America President Ricky Patel.
“Our ideas are with those experiencing this health crisis and with the brave healthcare professionals who are working every day to keep us safe. We’re devoted to providing quality items made in gorgeous Puerto Rico,” he said.
The company has 25 workers, which it has employed throughout the pandemic and anticipates to push that number to 100 by year’s end, executives verified.
As part of the business’s dedication to the island and its residents, Made in America has likewise contributed face masks to a number of regional nonprofit companies, consisting of the United Way of Puerto Rico and the Boys and Girls Club of Puerto Rico.
“Through our donation, it’s our hope that we can help limit the spread of this virus. As a business, we have actually prioritized our efforts by partnering with residents and we have actually taken this essential step to contribute these masks as we continue to speed up production of our disposable three-ply face masks,” said Joel Cardona, partner in Made in America.
“Our goal is to become a leading national maker of these facemasks that are an important part of our fight versus COVID-19,” Cardona stated.
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