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How to Help

If your company is interested in helping the effort to combat the spread of COVID-19:

Please visit the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) resource page HERE.

Additionally, please find more information, updates and resources from the CDC, FEMA, and the Federal Government HERE.

Learn about the essential products our members make that are used by patients and healthcare workers to prevent the spread of bacteria and viruses. Our members are making components for critical care machines, disposable medical items, and single-use packaging for treatments and food. Resin manufacturers are churning out material. Companies have added shifts or switched production lines to supply high demand for personal protective equipment and more. Stories of innovation, hard work and charity are countless.

Here are the latest stories from some of our members:

Amcor is an essential supplier of PET bottles and jars to the food, beverage, medical, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. As consumers' demands for safe and reliable packaging have increased over the last few months, Amcor has been able to effectively meet these increased demands within their global footprint.


Berry Global is manufacturing 150,000 face shields per week. In addition, Berry Global has experienced increased demand for doznes of other important items. Read on to learn more. 


Petoskey Plastics is currently manufacturing over 40,000 protective gowns daily at its blown-film plant.


Placon is working with engineers from the University of Wisconsin, and has adapted manufacturing lines to make 5 million plastic face shields every week for frontline healthcare workers.


 Reifenhauser has converted two of its R&D lines at its nonwovens technology center in Troisdorf, Germany to make enough polypropylene meltblown material for one million face masks a day.


Read More From Our Members

If you have a story to share, please email us 100-words about your work during COVID-19 at COVID-19@plasticsindustry.org.