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Toyota Begins Making Face Shields To Send To Texas Hospitals

Toyota is starting its manufacturing of face shields to provide to medical workers on the frontlines of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

In a statement, Toyota Motor North America says that while its North American plants are on pause, some facilities will begin to manufacture face shields, while others begin making ventilators, respirators and other medical devices.

“We are eager to contribute our expertise and know-how in order to help quickly bring to market the medical supplies and equipment needed to combat the COVID crisis,” said Ted Ogawa, incoming CEO, TMNA. “Our message to the medical equipment community is we are here to help, please utilize our expertise.”

MD Anderson in Houston, UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and other hospitals in Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan will be among the first in the nation to get the face shields from Toyota.

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