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3M warns against Trump's order to limit face mask exports

Trump has asked 3M to ramp up imports of the masks to the U S from its other global manufacturing facilities while demanding a pause in the exports of domestically-produced respirators to Canada and some Latin American countries There are however significant humanitarian implications of ceasing

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GM Canada is preparing portions of the Oshawa plant to produce face masks based on the GM production model already being underTongWein in Michigan The automaker plans to manufacture approximately one million masks per month at cost for the Canadian government with an estimate

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11 06 2020This note discusses how policies on trade manufacturing and intellectual property can speed up Africa's response focusing on enabling access to medical devices and drugs in four critical areas: testing protecting treating and curing (TPTC) For each area the note provides a snapshot of the global situation a zoom on trends in Africa and examples of solutions implemented by the public

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CBS News: General Motors re-opens closed Warren Michigan plant to make face masks Reuters: UK new car sales plunge 40% in March as coronavirus hits 4/5/2020: WDIV ClickonDetroit: Ford Motor Company ships 1 million face shields to New York City CNBC: GM offers manufacturing blueprints for face masks to 600 auto parts suppliers amid virus

Federal government orders 10 million face masks from GM

General Motors Canada says employees at its factory in Oshawa Ont will manufacture 10 million masks over the next year for the government of Canada Production began today GM Canada originally announced in late April that it would use its idled assembly plant to make face masks for health-care workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic

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Government of Canada Contracts GM Canada to Provide 10 Million Face Masks - Production to Begin Immediately The Government of Canada contracted General Motors of Canada on May 26 to provide 10 million face masks over the next year with production to begin immediately GM Canada will manufacture the face masks at cost at its Oshawa Operations for the Public Health Agency of Canada

Monday: Big layoffs bigger hirings massive markets swings

23 03 2020The world's largest luxury group — Paris-based LVMH —has also said it has reached a deal with a Chinese industrial supplier to deliver 10 million masks to the French population CORPORATE FIREWALLS: Airbus is canceling a planned dividend payment and lining up 15 billion euros ($16 billion) in new credit to give the European aircraft giant more cash to weather the crisis

Trudeau says deal made with GM for 10 million face masks

The Canadian government has signed a deal with an auto industry giant to boost the country's supply of facemasks Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an agreement with General Motors to produce 10 million face masks "As we speak employees are making these masks " said Trudeau

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GM employees are rolling up their sleeves to donate blood and assemble face masks in addition to donating to United Way's 211 and DonorsChoose Honda As the coronavirus continues its spread in the US and North America Honda has pulled the plug for a week

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The company is currently producing 10 000 masks daily with plans to scale up to 50 000 masks daily by April 3 Procter Gamble Procter Gamble the Cincinnati-based consumer goods manufacturer will manufacture 10 million face masks a month in the U S China Europe and Africa SmileDirectClub

3M CEO on N95 Masks: 'Demand Exceeds Our Production

The purchase includes orders for 190 million masks each from 3M and Honeywell and 130 million from Owens Minor Inc the agency said in an email Honeywell which primarily made masks outside the U S before the pandemic said it plans to hire 1 000 workers to make 20 million N95 masks a month by May at plants in Rhode Island and Phoenix 3M said it will be making 50 million masks a month in

Cannabis Canada: Some pot producers donating medical

Canopy Growth Hexo donates medical gear to health care workers fighting COVID-19 With Canadian hospitals scrambling to source protective gear for healthcare workers fighting to contain COVID-19 outbreak some licensed cannabis producers are helping out by donating excess supplies Several major cannabis producers such as Canopy Growth and Hexo have provided hospitals with personal

Combating the coronavirus: Automakers fashion

The company is currently producing 10 000 masks daily with plans to scale up to 50 000 masks daily by April 3 Procter Gamble Procter Gamble the Cincinnati-based consumer goods manufacturer will manufacture 10 million face masks a month in the U S China Europe and Africa SmileDirectClub

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Public use of face masks Although The US Food and Drug Administration and New York Attorney General's office both issued cease-and-desist orders against Bakker and he was sued by the state of Missouri over the sales The New York Attorney General's office also issued a cease-and-desist order to radio host Alex Jones who was selling silver-infused toothpaste that he falsely claimed can

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GM Canada is preparing portions of the Oshawa plant to produce face masks based on the GM production model already being underTongWein in Michigan The automaker plans to manufacture approximately one million masks per month at cost for the Canadian government with an estimate source: Canadian Manufacturing read more United States Mexico and Canada agreement coming

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May 26 2020 Government of Canada Contracts GM Canada to Provide 10 Million Face Masks – Production to Begin Immediately OSHAWA Ont (May 26 2020) — The Government of Canada today contracted General Motors of Canada to provide 10 million face masks over the next year with production to begin immediately GM Canada will manufacture the

Trump 3M clash over order to produce more face masks

The company said it has raised U S production of N95 masks from 22 million in January to 35 million in March with the entire increase being distributed in the United States 3M said 10 million N95 masks that it produced in China will be shipped to the U S

Uber Canada to require all riders and drivers to wear face

Uber announced that it has committed $50 million USD (about $70 million CAD) to supply drivers with face masks hand sanitizer and other supplies It notes that it has secured more than 23 million masks for drivers around the world Drivers will also be provided with videos within the app on how to practice proper health and safety measures

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Government of Canada Contracts GM Canada to Provide 10 Million Face Masks - Production to Begin Immediately 2020-05-26 The Government of Canada today contracted General Motors of Canada to provide 10 million face masks over the next year with production to begin immediately

Cannabis Canada: Some pot producers donating medical

Canopy Growth Hexo donates medical gear to health care workers fighting COVID-19 With Canadian hospitals scrambling to source protective gear for healthcare workers fighting to contain COVID-19 outbreak some licensed cannabis producers are helping out by donating excess supplies Several major cannabis producers such as Canopy Growth and Hexo have provided hospitals with personal

Critical Shortage in Face Masks Lures Home Appliances

Daily production reached 270 000 and the total shipment topped 5 million by March 1 according to a Government press release SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile a joint venture between SAIC Motor General Motors and Liuzhou Wuling Motors Co Ltd announced to modify its assembly lines to make face masks to support hospitals in Hubei Province

Trump orders GM to make coronavirus ventilators which

Government officials told The New York Times the GM-Ventec project might still happen but they were looking at at least a dozen other proposals They said they were struggling to understand how many units the new partnership would make because the number was in flux and some officials were concerned about ordering too many ventilators and being stuck with an expensive surplus

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