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Manufacturing Outlook for Virginia Looks Promising: New and Expanding Facilities by T.R. CUTLER

Premium-PPE: Investing $5.3 million to increase manufacturing capabilities and add 180 jobs Premium-PPE, a manufacturer of AmeriShield branded masks and personal protective equipment, is investing $5.3 million to expand its operation in the City of Virginia Beach. The company will purchase additional equipment to increase manufacturing capacity and meet growing demand, creating 180 new jobs. “Throughout the course of this public health crisis, we have seen Virginia manufacturers like Premium-PPE adapt their business models to stay viable and help keep people safe,” said Governor Northam. “As we saw at the beginning of this global pandemic, without a dedicated supply chain for manufacturing masks and other personal protective equipment in the United States, we would be forced to rely on overseas shipments that are often hard to get and come with exorbitant prices. By growing its manufacturing


Manufacturing Outlook / November 2020

Profile for Manufacturing Outlook

Manufacturing Outlook November 2020