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,...
Feb 12 2021
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Looking for Made in USA N95 Masks? Here Are 10+ American-Made Options

Most companies are still prioritizing getting respirator masks to healthcare and other essential workers, but some are offering small quantities for public sale.
Jan 26 2021

U.S. Textile Manufacturers Want Action to Prioritize Domestic PPE Production

Textile makers quickly switched gears in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now it’s time to strengthen production, and make sure the country is better prepared in a future crisis.
Dec 22 2020
Blog PPE

Our Most Popular Blog Post of 2020 Is…

We weren't surprised by the No. 1 most viewed post of the year.
Nov 19 2020

Senate Democrats Unveil New PPE Bill As Biden Calls for American-made Stockpiles

As lawmakers look to acquire more PPE, they should also take advantage of the opportunity to grow domestic manufacturing and better prepare the country for the next crisis.
Nov 18 2020

A New Wave of COVID-19 is Here. Why Does the U.S. Still Not Have Enough PPE?

Experts tell a Senate panel that America’s continued reliance on China is one of the reasons why shortages of personal protective equipment remain.