Des Moines Register: Johnston teachers bring 3D printers home to help produce medical face shields

The kid-friendly 3D printers that lined tables at Summit Middle School just last week are now part of the local supply chain for face shields during the coronavirus pandemic.

WHO TV: Iowa State Students 3D Print PPE for Health Care Workers

As hospitals continue to be in need of more personal protective equipment, some Iowa State University students are back on campus to manufacture PPE for health care workers.

KIMT 3 News: Auto Shop Revs Up Production Of 3D Printed Face Shields

While the coronavirus pandemic has put the brakes on tire sales, Nelson Tire and Auto is putting their energies into a new venture, creating face shields with their 3D printer.

Des Moines Register: Answering hospitals’ calls for face shields to protect against coronavirus, Iowa makers begin 3D printing parts

Iowa makers are answering the call for donated face shields to help health care workers as they care for patients with the novel coronavirus.

The Daily Freeman-Journal: WC manufacturer part of statewide effort to produce face shields for healthcare workers

Vantec Inc. is producing part of the vital face shields that hospitals and healthcare facilities are clamoring to find. The part took very little time to go from design concept to production.

MSN: Anonymous donor sends $150 in gift cards to every household in 1,400-person Iowa town

An anonymous donor surprised the town of about 1,400 that sits 30 minutes from downtown Des Moines by purchasing gift cards to three local businesses and arranging for the city to send them to every household.

We Are Iowa: Small businesses coming together to protect most vulnerable population

When an Osceola care center was running low on essential protective supplies, businesses across town pitched in to provide.

Radio Iowa: Governor says Iowa’s private sector making medical supplies

The “stitchcraft” division of Winnebago Industries in Forest City usually makes seats, sofas, and cushions for motor homes — but switched to sewing masks for MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City. Other companies are preparing to produce masks and gowns, too, according to the governor.

Ames Tribune: ISU students, Alliant Energy partner to create face shields for Iowa hospitals

A team at Iowa State University is partnering with Alliant Energy to create and distribute up to 2,000 face shields for hospitals in Iowa.

Globe Gazette: Metalcraft, Stellar pivot to help produce medical equipment

Two North Iowa businesses have temporarily expanded their product list to help fulfill a need for plastic medical facemasks.

We Are Iowa: ‘Everybody is stepping up’: Iowa industries make sanitizer, medical equipment and more during pandemic

Multiple entities, public and private, are doing their part to provide relief during the coronavirus pandemic, according to Gov. Kim Reynolds.

KTIV: Northwest Iowa businesses team up to provide hand sanitizer to local citizens

Century Farms Distillery of Spencer and West O Beer of West Okoboji have joined together in hopes of helping local citizens combat the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Valero Energy’s Hartley, Iowa ethanol plant is making and delivering hand sanitizer to first responders and health organizations in Hartley.

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