The North Idaho company went from making hundreds of ventilators a month to thousands in response to COVID-19. Read more: KTVB - 'Helping the best we can': North Idaho company ramps up production of ventilators.
Crush the Curve
The group, formed by Idaho businesses, innovators, and leaders, is focused on getting Idaho back to work through a statewide awareness campaign and by offering testing for COVID-19 and antibodies. More info: https://crushthecurveidaho.com/
Clearwater Paper, which produces toilet paper at its mill in Lewiston, gifted rolls of bathroom tissues to each of its 3,300 employees. Read more: KREM - Inland Northwest businesses provide toilet paper bonuses amid shortage.
St. Luke’s is partnering with Koenig Distillery — which is now using its supply of potato vodka to mass-produce hand sanitizer. Read more: KTVB - Treasure Valley distillery now making hand sanitizer to help healthcare workers.
The company worked with Dr. Ilyas Colombowala, a cardiologist at St. Alphonsus, to design a flexible mask for healthcare workers facing shortages. Read more: KBOI - Garden City's Intermountain 3D printing reusable face masks for healthcare workers.
Continuous Composites CEO Tyler Alvarado and his team designed reusable N95 masks with their patented technology. Read more: Spokesman Review - Computer engineers in CdA design new reusable mask for medical uses
The company is producing cloth face masks for their critical infrastructure employees, and donating surplus masks. Read more: Amalgamated Sugar Produces Cloth Masks.
The company is redirecting much of their production 3D printing capacity toward manufacturing PPE for healthcare professionals. Read more: The Fabricator - - An Idaho 3D printing farm makes tens of thousands of PPE