BOSTON HERALD – Manufacturing companies across Massachusetts are pivoting production lines to answer the call for lifesaving gear including ventilators, sanitizer and thermometers, an effort Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday said he wants to boost with a new program that will pay more businesses to pitch in ahead of the coronavirus peak.
“As usual, we are blown away with the resiliency, imagination and creativity of many of our entrepreneurs and business owners,” Baker said Monday at a press conference at the State House
Baker said the state was making $10.6 million in grants available to support manufacturers’ efforts to produce personal protective equipment and other gear critical for people working on the front lines of the coronavirus epidemic.
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