Manufactures shift to producing personal protective equipment

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Workers at The Scotts MiracleGro Company’s Temecula plant wear face shields produced at their plant. Valley News/The Scotts MiracleGro Company photo
While much of the country has shut down due the pandemic, some local organizations and companies are retooling to help provide medical workers with the supplies they need to keep themselves safe. In the face of increased demand for personal protective equipment such as masks from many hospitals, including Hemet Global and Menifee Global medical centers, Providence Health, Riverside Community Hospital and Temecula Valley Hospital, Mt. San Jacinto College has begun using its Eagle MakerSpace to manufacture face shields to provide to these hospitals, the college announced Friday, April 10. The Eagle MakerSpace, located at the college’s Menifee campus, features 3-D printers and a laser cutter which students have access to as needed for various projects, according to an emailed statemen
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