Please note: ISPA wants to hear about challenges and successes in supplying critical equipment needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you encounter government regulatory problems where we might be able to help, or if you have ideas on how ISPA can further assist the industry in its efforts to help, contact Grant Johnson, ISPA policy and government affairs, phone 571-635-6302, email [email protected] Find more information: ISPA COVID-19 Member Resources page
Beverly Knits, parent of industry supplier Creative Ticking, has partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help fill the shortage of face masks for health care personnel, first responders and others during the coronavirus pandemic. The Gastonia, North Carolina-based company joins several dozen U.S. textile suppliers in the public/private partnership. These include A. Lava & Son Co., Culp Inc. and Jomel Seams Reasonable. Beverly Knits donated some of its first production run to Gastonia emergency services personnel and local police officers.