A collection of stories highlighting some of the resourceful, creative ways manufacturers and other employers have served our state during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Shields Bag / Novolex

The Yakima plastic bag supplier is pumping out half a million hospital gowns a month, but is aiming for more.


The leader in lifts has devoted a room at its Redmond headquarters to making face shields.

Fluke Corporation

Teams at Fluke's Everett office have transitioned to make protective face shields

Kaas Tailored

The Mukilteo furniture manufacturer is now making surgical masks.

Heritage Distilling

The Gig Harbor craft distillery is now making hand sanitizer


Green cleaning pioneer with a facility in Lacey has joined forces with Green For All to fight for underserved communities impacted by COVID-19.


The aerospace giant has delivered it's first shipment of reusable face shields

Blue Origin

The Seattle based space venture has volunteered its 3D printers to make parts for face shields.

Nucor Steel Seattle

West Seattle steel recycler is in the mask-making business

Phillips 66

The oil giant has pledged $3 million to be disbursed throughout the communities around their facilities.


Their Tri-Cities office delivered 1,000 #N95masks to emergency responders and health care providers.

GM Nameplate

Seattle's largest private manufacturer gets to work on nurse-approved personal protective equipment


The Tacoma makerspace is producing hundreds of face shields and HEPA filter masks

Ventec Life Systems

Bothell-based ventilator manufacturer ramps up production amid high demand.

Sweet Spot Skirts

This Vancouver, WA-based clothing maker has switched gears to make masks and caps

Meraki Creations

Yakima restaurant owner offering free grab-and-go lunches for the elderly

Seattle Makers

The maker space in the shadow of the space needle has diverted all its efforts to replenishing PPE

Dry Fly Distilling

This Inland Empire distiller has a new product - called Spokanitizer

Outdoor Research

Seattle-based outdoor recreational equipment manufacturer aiming to make up to 200,000 masks a day

Superfeet & Pioneer Aerofab

Ferndale company pivots from producing insoles to 3D-printed masks with hoods

Piroshky Piroshky

Owner of the iconic Pike Place Market deli launches new delivery and take-out platform

Sandstone Distillery

Tenino distillery pivots to put out 97 proof hand sanitizer

Glass Distillery

SODO vodka maker giving out free bottles of homemade hand sanitizer