Boeing Delivers First Set of Reusable 3D-Printed Face Shields

Boeing has delivered the first set of reusable
3D-printed face shields to support healthcare professionals
working to stop the spread of COVID19 in the USA.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
accepted the initial shipment of 2,300 face shields on Friday
morning.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
will deliver the shields to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention
Center in Dallas, Texas, which has been established as an
alternate care site to treat patients with COVID19.

Boeing is set to produce thousands more face
shields per week, gradually increasing production output to meet
the growing need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the
United States. Distribution will be coordinated with HHS and FEMA.


“Boeing is proud to stand alongside many other
great American companies in the fight against COVID19, and we are
dedicated to supporting our local communities, especially our
frontline healthcare professionals, during this unprecedented
time,” said Boeing President and CEO, David Calhoun
(pictured). “History has
proven that Boeing is a company that rises to the toughest
challenges with people who are second to none. Today, we continue
that tradition, and we stand ready to assist the federal
government’s response to this global pandemic.”

Face shield production and donations are part of a
larger Boeing effort to leverage company and employee resources to
aid with COVID19 recovery and relief efforts. To date, the company
has donated tens of thousands of units of PPE – including face
masks, goggles, gloves, safety glasses and protective bodysuits –
to support healthcare professionals battling COVID19 in some of
the hardest-hit locations in the United States.

Boeing has also offered use of its unique airlift
capabilities, including the Boeing Dreamlifter, to help transport
critical and urgently needed supplies to healthcare professionals.

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