Following announcements from Federal Procurement Minister Anita Anand on May 3rd, and Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade Victor Fideli on June 2nd, Sterling Industries is pleased to announce that it has been awarded contracts by the Federal Government of Canada for 15 million personal protection equipment (PPE) face shields, and from the Province of Ontario for an additional 11 million face shields, as part of the governments’COVID-19 response. These contracts are in addition to an agreement with the Province of Alberta for an additional 1 million units of PPE face shields.
Sterling Industries, a Canadian-based contract manufacturer of medical devices and equipment, rapidly developed the new PPE face shield in cooperation with MPC, a Canadian injection molding company, and was aided by funding from advanced manufacturing alliance, NGEN Canada, as well as the Ontario Together fund. In addition, Sterling received additional logistics and automation support from Honda Canada. Production of the Class 1 Medical Devices will be on an accelerated schedule, with all 27 million face shields expected to ship by mid-August, 2020.
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