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Sport Bauer making face shields for health-care workers amid COVID-19 crisis

17:21  26 march  2020
17:21  26 march  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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Hockey manufacturer Bauer is pivoting from on-ice equipment to producing face shields for medical workers during the COVID - 19 crisis . We're repurposing our facilities to make face shields so that medical professionals battling COVID - 19 can safely continue to help those most vulnerable

Report: Bauer , Nike Working to Make Face Shields for Healthcare Workers . Author Hockey equipment manufacturer Bauer has offered to "modify its production line," to make protective visors and masks for healthcare workers during the COVID - 19 crisis , according to The Canadian Press.

Hockey manufacturer Bauer is pivoting from on-ice equipment to producing face shields for medical workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Bauer hopes to ship out the shields to hospitals throughout Canada as early as next week, CEO Ed Kinnaly told ESPN's Emily Kaplan. By Wednesday morning, Bauer's facility in Quebec had taken orders for 100,000 units, and the company is looking to expand sales to the United States as well.

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  Hockey company Bauer joins coronavirus fight by producing face shields The shields for medical workers are made in part from materials that normally would be used for such gear as shoulder pads.As of Thursday morning, Bauer will begin mass-producing face shields using materials originally slated to make helmets and protective gear. The company, based in Exeter, N.H., will make them at two locations: Blainville, Quebec, and Liverpool, N.Y.

Bauer has long specialized in making protective equipment, but normally not this kind. Right now, we're all on the same team. We're repurposing our facilities to make face shields so that medical professionals battling COVID - 19 can MORE: NHL, several teams cut employee salaries amid crisis .

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"In the U.S., honestly, the word is not out yet," Kinnaly said. "We've been doing outreach to various medical entities."

"We're also going to use our social channels to basically let the medical community know that we have the ability to produce these," he added.

The project is helping Bauer keep a portion of its workers employed during the pandemic. The face shields will be shipped on a first-come, first-served basis.

"Frankly I wish we could do more," Kinnaly said. "Any way we can help, we're going to try."

Bauer is one of the most popular hockey manufacturers in the world. The company's list of sponsored NHL players includes Patrick Kane, Jack Eichel, Henrik Lundqvist, and Nikita Kucherov.

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