Coronavirus Coverage

Rivian Delays EV Launches Until 2021

Coronavirus pushes plans back for rugged pickup and SUV

Carbon 3D Prints Test Swabs and Face Shields in Response to the Coronavirus

Resolution Medical is among the first manufacturers to use the Carbon Platform to 3D print a conformal lattice swab, creating a medical device for the testing of COVID-19.  

Carmakers Cut Pay for Furloughed U.S. Staffs

Employees invited to apply for local unemployment benefits

Spirit AeroSystems announces new cost-reduction measures in light of coronavirus

Measures taken include an extended suspension of production for Boeing aircraft and workforce reductions.

Fully-Operational Asaclean-Sun Plastech Provides Free Online & Phone Technical Support

Responding to coronavirus market challenges, Asaclean offers essential businesses and other plastics processors free technical & product support.

MachineMetrics Offers Machine Monitoring for Free During Coronavirus Pandemic

The plug-and-play monitoring platform is said to support social distancing and remote work through automated data collection, monitoring and analytics.

3D Printing and Coronavirus: U.S. Additive Manufacturers Share Their Experiences

The COVID-19 outbreak has brought both setbacks and opportunities for American manufacturing. 3D printing companies share their stories. 

Clariant implements large scale disinfectant production to battle coronavirus

Clariant produces approx. 2 million liters of disinfectant on a monthly basis, which is made available to regional hospitals and other vital institutions in Bavaria during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Dapra Supports Shops Shifting to Medical Device Manufacturing

Facilities shifting to medical device manufacturing in the wake of COVID-19 are eligible for a discount on cutters and inserts.

GM Inks $490 Million Ventilator Contract Under Defense Production Act

Partnership with Ventec to yield 30,000 ventilators by August

FDA Approves 3D Printed Mask in Response to Coronavirus Crisis — Multiplies Surgical Mask Stocks by 4X

Reusable nylon mask made through powder bed fusion is easy to disinfect, uses replaceable filter media. Link to design file provided.

UC Berkeley Engineers Turn CPAP Machines into Ventilators

Not for acute care, but there are plenty of people who can use these devices to breathe

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