News Manufacturing General Production Technology
October 8, 2020  

Calgary company to provide Alberta medical staff with face masks

Orpyx Medical Technologies will ensure the province has sufficient medical grade PPE over two years.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2020  

Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during COVID-19’s second wave

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products.

News Manufacturing General
September 30, 2020  

Javelin and partners bring reusable protective face shield to market

Design expertise and 3D printing capabilities in the fight against the pandemic.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 16, 2020  

Details released on $19B anti-COVID-19 spending as cabinet retreat wraps

Funding will help increase testing and contact tracing, support the health care system, ensure PPE supply.

News Manufacturing General
August 10, 2020  

Kruger to supply pulp to manufacture ecofriendly disposable masks

The masks will be made from Kruger’s KruPulp brand

News General
August 10, 2020  

FPInnovations to develop biodegradable face mask filters

Canadian pulp and paper mills will manufacture the product aiming for domestic and international markets.

News Government General
July 30, 2020  

The Canadian Shield donates 750,000 face shields to education ministries

The value of the 750,000 face shield donation is approximately $7.5 million

News Government General
July 28, 2020  

Feds invest $4.28B to expand testing and contact tracing

The federal government will also provide $7.5 billion towards personal protective equipment

Feature Manufacturing General Production
July 27, 2020  

Making it big: Canadian Shield jumps into face shields

Small Kitchener manufacturer pivots to large production volumes of a patent-pending PPE.

News Manufacturing General
July 22, 2020  

Montreal group wins $330K grant from NFL for helmet challenge

Winning team gets $1 million prize, innovation will be used as a standard for future helmets for football players.

News Manufacturing General
July 14, 2020  

H-Source, Relevium partner to develop global supply of PPE

Platform centralizes procurement of medical surgical supplies for hospitals, governments and businesses.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2020  

Biden wants US to produce more of its own pandemic supplies

Dangerously dependent on foreign suppliers” in places like China and Russia.

News Manufacturing General
June 23, 2020  

NS maker of face shields opts for at home assembly by workers

System allows workers to assemble reusable shields in the safety of their own homes.

News Manufacturing General
June 23, 2020  

Plastic folding box manufacturer converts to face shields

Printex Transparent Packaging is now manufacturing protective face shields for frontline workers.

News Manufacturing General
June 18, 2020  

Bauer launches new face protection for safe return to hockey

Designed for players, coaches, administrators, on-ice officials, parents and fans.