Jun 01 2022
Blog PPE

Extending Tariff Exclusions on Face Masks and Medical Goods Gives China an Unfair Advantage

The exclusions on PPE, medical gowns, surgical gloves and medical devices now run through Nov. 30, 2022.
Feb 07 2022
Blog PPE

Fake N95 Masks Are Slipping Under Our Nose

Despite a litany of Made in America options now on the market, too many organizations and government entities are purchasing foreign-made masks, which are often found to be inadequate or even...
Jan 20 2022
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Congressional Officials Handed Out Made in China KN95 Masks. There’s Bipartisan Outrage.

Democratic Senators write future purchases must "prioritize products made in the U.S." More than 120 Republicans, meanwhile, say there's "no reason that our elected officials and government workers...
Jan 05 2022
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Made in USA At-Home Testing Kits and Other American-Made COVID Supplies

As the country copes with the Omicron variant, we put together a list of supplies you may need.
Dec 14 2021
Blog PPE

New Bipartisan Bill Aims to Take On Counterfeit Medical Supplies — and Support Made in USA

Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) say their bill will address counterfeit medical devices and promote local manufacturing of critical goods like PPE.
Oct 22 2021
Blog PPE

Why is the U.S. Government Giving Made in China PPE an Edge Over Made in USA?

In the early days of the pandemic, the Trump administration waived certain tariffs on PPE imports from China. But now there is plenty of Made in USA PPE -- and yet the tariff exclusion remains in...
Sep 15 2021
Blog PPE

America’s Mask Makers Want to End Tariff Exemptions for Made in China Face Masks

The American Mask Manufacturers Association, formed this year to strengthen domestic manufacturing of PPE and its related supply chains, is warning its members risk going out of business if...
Jul 23 2021
Blog PPE

Breathe Healthy Masks Were Made in America Long Before the Pandemic

Veteran-owned and American-made, the company aims for its masks to balance effectiveness and comfort.
May 25 2021
Blog PPE

Industry and Labor Groups Join Together to Support Domestic Procurement Policies for PPE in the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act

Such policies will ensure the U.S. maintains at least some of the PPE production built during the pandemic. Otherwise, we’ll remain reliant on China.
Feb 24 2021
Press Release PPE

President Biden’s Supply Chain Executive Order Encouraging; Policy Must Follow

Washington, D.C. – President Biden is set to sign an executive order today to launch a 100-day review of American supply chains for critical goods such as pharmaceuticals, batteries,...