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Manufacturers Step Up
A collection of stories highlighting some of the resourceful, creative ways manufacturers and other employers have served our state during the coronavirus pandemic.
If you're a manufacturer and would like to learn how to help, visit our
COVID-19 Manufacturing page
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.
Teams at Fluke's Everett office have transitioned to make protective face shields
The Mukilteo furniture manufacturer is now making surgical masks.
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
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
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.
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
Yakima restaurant owner offering free grab-and-go lunches for the elderly
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
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
Owner of the iconic Pike Place Market deli launches new delivery and take-out platform
Tenino distillery pivots to put out 97 proof hand sanitizer
SODO vodka maker giving out free bottles of homemade hand sanitizer