Retooling during this crisis should be happening simultaneously with cross-country scouting for suppliers to provide materials, parts and components needed to make desperately needed items.

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FDA Guidelines for Gowns, Other Apparel, and Gloves During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency

This page provides links Open Source Specifications for needed items.

Please review the below list for opportunities in which you may be able to assist:

  • Gowns, Disposable, All Sizes -ISO rated, surgical gowns, impermeable, polypropylene, 3-layer, looking for at least 500,000 of each size or 2,000,000 of one size fits all
  • N95 Masks
  • Surgical Procedure Masks
  • Surgical Procedure Masks w/Shield Attached
  • Face shields – with band, disposable
  • Goggles -antifog, splash/impact-resistant, Condor, similar to Grainger #1VT70
  • Gloves, Exam, All Sizes – long cuff 11-12″, nitrile
  • Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) – MaxAir CAPR Systems
  • PAPR Hoods, All Sizes – 3M or alternative brands
  • PAPR Filters
  • Comfort Strips (Max Ari 2000-201)
  • Li-Ion Batteries, Small (Max Ari 200-36T)
  • Impermeable Barriers
  • Sanitizing/Disinfectant Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer Bottles – 4, 8, 12, 24 oz. bottles
  • Hand Sanitizer Refills – 1200 ml or 2000 ml
  • Hand Soap – any sizing, foaming or not, sanitizing, Go Joe, looking for about 500 individual 20 oz packages
  • Cleaning Solution Spray – Vionex, Cavicide or similar
  • Biohazard Waste Bags – red, 10 gal, 24″ or similar in size
  • Digital thermometers (forehead)
  • Disposable Thermometers
  • Disposable stethoscopes

If you need help retooling, tech scouting, help with plant layout, market expansion strategies or continuous improvement, contact Jim Sullivan today.

Get to know Jim Sullivan, Director of Business Development 

“The mission and the talent at the WMEP are at the core and helping Wisconsin manufacturers become the best in the world is something I know we can do.”







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