The MBA would like to recognize some of the many employers in our region that have contributed in various ways to the COVID-19 relief response. Please join us in thanking them, as well as our numerous health-care and support organizations, for helping our community through this time of crisis. If you would like your organization recognized in a future issue, please contact us at www.mbabizmag.com/call-for-covid-19-emergency-supply-sourcing/. ABRAM’S NATION, LLC 4726 High Profile Drive Gibsonia, PA 15044 Website: www.abramsnation.com Contribution: Medical grade, fabric masks. ACE WIRE SPRING & FORM CO. INC. 1105 Thomson Avenue McKees Rocks, PA 15136 Website: www.acewirespring.com Contribution: Supplied springs and wire forms for medical machines and applications in the past, and registered under the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Critical Medical Supplies Procurement Portal. AUTOMATION DEVICES, INC. 7050 West Ridge Road Fairview, PA 16415 Website: www.autodev.com Contribution: ADI is providing vibratory feeding equipment for medical companies that manufacturer Viral Transport Media, and COVID-19 test kits, and capping equipment to customers that manufacture pump components for sanitizing soaps. BARNHART TRANSPORTATION 9251 W. Main Street North East, PA 16428 Website: www.barnhart-trans.com Contribution: Barnhart Transportation and ShipSmith are partnering with Richard Rawlings and the Gas Monkey Foundation to provide Gas Monkey Energy Drink to COVID-19 first responders and health-care workers across the country. Barnhart Transportation is donating its trucks, fuel and drivers to the effort. C&J INDUSTRIES 760 Water Street Meadville, PA 16335 Website: www.cjindustries.com Contribution: C&J and other local businesses are working together to print and assemble face masks that are being delivered to local hospitals. ERIE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION 459 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16507 Website: www.eriecommunityfoundation.org Contribution: Established the COVID-19 relief fund along with partners Highmark/AHN Saint Vincent, Erie Insurance, Hamot Health Foundation, United Way and the Housing Authority of the City of Erie and awarded more than $667,000 to 41 local nonprofits.
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FRANKLIN BRONZE PRECISION COMPONENTS 655 Grant Street Franklin, PA 16323 Website: www.franklinbronze.com Contribution: Nonperishable food items to Community Services of Venango County for distribution to local families in need. GANNON UNIVERSITY 109 University Square Erie, PA 16541 Website: www.gannon.edu Contribution: Engineers at Gannon University used 3D printers to make the frames for prototype face shields, which were being donated to UPMC Hamot, AHN Saint Vincent and LECOM. Also working with Industrial Sales & Mfg. , Polymer Molding Inc. and Paramount Die Corporation. GREAT LAKES AUTOMATION SERVICES, INC. 8835 Walmer Drive McKean, PA 16426 Website: www.glasi.us Contribution: Donated its supply of protective eyewear to Allegheny Health Network St. Vincent Cancer Institute. GUY CHEMICAL CO. INC. 150 Dominion Drive Somerset, PA 16501 Website: www.guychemical.com Contribution: Making FDA-approved hand sanitizer for first responders. INDUSTRIAL SALES & MFG 2609 W. 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 Website: www.ismerie.com Contribution: Partnering with Gannon University to provide face shields to a team of doctors and medical staff in Erie and Cincinnati. LOGISTICS PLUS 1406 Peach Street Erie, PA 16501 Website: www.logisticsplus.net Contribution: Working to bring supplies into the United States to support local hospitals and nursing care facilities to keep front-line doctors and nurses protected and able to function. Also assisting employers with personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies. MATRIC GROUP 2099 Hill City Road Seneca, PA 16546 Website: www.matricgroup.com Contribution: Building personal protective face equipment with their 3D printers to assist with the current shortage. First shipment was made to NYC Presbyterian Hospital.