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UPS partners with the UofL to provide shipping services for PPE project

This is in response to the desperate need for more personal protection equipment for health care workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The UPS Foundation has announced that it will support the shipping services for a University of Louisville project to create face shields. This is in response to the desperate need for more personal protection equipment for health care workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

According to a news release, the project by the University of Louisville’s Additive Manufacturing Institute of Science & Technology (AMIST) started with a goal of providing face shields to local Louisville hospitals and other first responders.

The effort to assemble face shields using 3D printers (and later, injected molds) for some of the materials began with one small request in late March from health care workers at UofL Health.

Credit: UPS and UofL

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