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April 10, 2020
In a response to the coronavirus crisis, Shaw Industries is producing face shields for local hospitals at its Innovation Center and MakerSpace in Dalton, using 3D printers. Shaw has also been producing hand sanitizer at its Dalton chemistry lab for use at its North Georgia locations.
“We have delivered 1,500-plus to area hospitals at this point, including 500 to AdventHealth Gordon,” said Deanna Mathis, director of community outreach and corporate giving at Shaw. “Our vision at Shaw is to create a better future, and supporting our communities is a big part of that. As a company, we have a very giving culture, with associates who are driven to volunteer and serve others in times of need."
AdventHealth Gordon has benefited from the effort. Colt Davis, director of supply chain for the hospital, said the donated face shields have been invaluable. Read more >