Aberdeen, South Dakota and Omaha, Nebraska
3M was among the major American companies to ramp up its production of critical personal protective equipment like N95 masks in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The company makes N95 masks at two facilities in the United States. But be sure to check the label, as it also imports masks from factories located overseas.
About Adiya Pharma
Adiya Pharma is located in Montgomery, Pa., near several major pharmaceutical companies. It specializes in making packaging for pharmaceutical products, and has helped companies lessen their environmental impact and lower costs. Now Adiya Pharma is also making face masks.
Salt Lake City, Utah
About Alpha ProTech
Established in 1989 as a face shield company, Alpha ProTech now operates factories in Arizona, Georgia, and Utah, where it makes its line of surgical face masks. The company’s masks come in a variety of sizes, colors and fabrics, and are ideal for essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Alpha ProTech products are sold by the case.
American Surgical Mask Co.
About American Surgical Mask Co.
American Surgical Mask Co. makes its 3-ply disposable face masks on the campus of Tampa Hillsborough Action Plan Team (THAP), a business incubator with over 100 minority-owned business entrepreneurs. The company offers its employees living wages with full benefits, and the executive team mentors and supports entrepreneurship among its staff. American Surgical Mask Co. also donates surgical masks to members of the local community to help in the response to COVID-19.
About Apiary Medical
A Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, Apiary Medical was founded in 2004 to supply superior quality surgical instruments, medical devices & supplies at reasonable prices while also offering employment for veterans and first responders. The company manufactures a wide-range of PPE at its facility in Colorado, including face masks, N95 and KN-95 masks, hand sanitizer, and more.
For more than 25 years, BioSkin has made high-quality braces designed to help athletes cope with injuries and get back on the move. But in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the family-owned company also is making facemasks.
About Breathe Healthy
While many manufacturers of face masks began production due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Breathe Healthy actually got its start more than 14 years ago. Founder Michael Vahey is a longtime allergy suffer, and started the company after serving in the military to help others in need of protection from the elements. Breathe Healthy masks are designed with comfort in mind, but also include AEGIS Microbe Shield technology to protect against disease. Masks also can be washed and reused.
About Brilliance Air
Sam Jannati is the owner of an electronics manufacturing company, Prob-Test Inc., which designs, develops, and makes various products for the U.S. government, military and even nuclear power stations. After COVID-19 hit, he searched hard to find Made in USA, three-ply disposable face masks. Frustrated at his inability to find what he was looking for, Jannati put a team together to start making his own. You can now buy Brilliance Air masks online, including in bulk, all of which are Made in California.
Garden Grove, California
The founders of Ceemly have a background in industrial soft-goods manufacturing and design. So when the COVID-19 pandemic struck, they launched Ceemly “to create reliable, medical-grade face masks for personal and public health, here in the USA.” The company’s disposable face masks stand out for their fun designs.