Swenco to produce COVID-19-related PPE
Swenco Ltd. received a FedDev Ontario repayable contribution of over…
Responding to COVID-19
How the leaders made a difference.
Viva Healthcare Packaging to increase production of ‘made in Canada’ PPE
Recipient of Ontario Together Fund, to produce more than 22,500,000 medical grade face masks per month
Health Canada warns against unlicensed PPE firm
Health Canada is urging Canadians to immediately get rid…
Ontario expanding capacity with provincially-made respirators and masks
Manufacturing personal protective equipment and medical devices will create almost 100 jobs.
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.
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.
Javelin and partners bring reusable protective face shield to market
Design expertise and 3D printing capabilities in the fight against the pandemic.
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.
Kruger to supply pulp to manufacture ecofriendly disposable masks
The masks will be made from Kruger’s KruPulp brand
FPInnovations to develop biodegradable face mask filters
Canadian pulp and paper mills will manufacture the product aiming for domestic and international markets.
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
Feds invest $4.28B to expand testing and contact tracing
The federal government will also provide $7.5 billion towards personal protective equipment
Making it big: Canadian Shield jumps into face shields
Small Kitchener manufacturer pivots to large production volumes of a patent-pending PPE.
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.
H-Source, Relevium partner to develop global supply of PPE
Platform centralizes procurement of medical surgical supplies for hospitals, governments and businesses.
Biden wants US to produce more of its own pandemic supplies
Dangerously dependent on foreign suppliers” in places like China and Russia.
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.
Plastic folding box manufacturer converts to face shields
Printex Transparent Packaging is now manufacturing protective face shields for frontline workers.
Bauer launches new face protection for safe return to hockey
Designed for players, coaches, administrators, on-ice officials, parents and fans.
McCarthy Uniforms develops youth-friendly PPE
Youth-friendly line of face masks and hand sanitizers developed for fit, comfort and self-expression for Canadian families
Orpyx and Fidelity work together to manufacture PPE
The Calgary-based manufacturers will produce medical face masks
SpiderTech shifts production to make strapless face masks
The strapless masks are made from 100% gradable cotton that is breathable with an adhesive liner on the back
Life sciences companies collaborate on medical-grade biotech mask
Objective of the project is to develop a reusable advanced protective facial mask for healthcare professionals.
Feds continue to add to COVID-19 supply stores for future demand [UPDATED]
Balance needed between global sourcing and continuing to bolster manufacturing capabilities at home.
CraftBot Canada provides PPE and support for COVID
The 3D printer manufacturer has produced over 5,000 shields, which were given to local hospitals and businesses
Ottawa contracts GM Canada to provide 10M face masks
Production to begin immediately at the Oshawa plant, to be distributed at cost.
Feds to update efforts to procure COVID-19 related PPE
So far only a fraction of the millions of gloves, masks, face shields, ventilators and litres of hand sanitizer have been received.
SpiderTech launches strapless face masks
Disposable masks adhere directly to the skin, thereby eliminating straps around one’s ears or head.
Manufacturers scramble to find raw materials for PPE
Supply of filters in N95 masks to the polypropylene used in isolation gowns in short supply.
FCA prepares to restart North American operations
Thorough daily cleaning schedules to be instituted to maintain enhanced levels of cleanliness and disinfection
SNC-Lavalin helping Medicom with N95 mask manufacturing
Will provide engineering services at new 60,000-square-foot facility in Montreal.