GM Producing Face Shields, Gowns to Fight COVID-19
April 20, 2020—General Motors is now producing face shields, protective gowns and aerosol boxes as part of its personal protective equipment it is making during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report by Forbes.
The company is already building ventilators with partner Ventec Life Systems at its facility in Kokomo, Ind. and producing face masks in Warren, Mich and China through a joint venture with SAIC-GM-Wuling, according to the report.
Earlier this month, GM signed a $490 million contract to build ventilators under the Defense Production Act.