Pandemic Pivot: York Region Companies Retool To Answer Call For Made-in-Ontario Solutions

Ever since the province put out a call to action in March for "made-in-Ontario solutions" for critical supply shortages, York Region companies have stepped up in droves to respond.

PPE Facemask productionEver since the province put out a call to action in March for “made-in-Ontario solutions” for critical supply shortages, York Region companies have stepped up in droves to respond.

Manufacturers are repurposing production lines to manufacture medical gear and supplies, while tech and biotech companies are providing innovative solutions and research to assist front-line responders and the government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Companies are stepping out of their comfort zones, pumping out new products using existing resources. The mobilization includes everything from beauty and beer companies rolling out much-needed hand sanitizer to businesses 3D printing face and sneeze shields.

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