Amazon to sell its own face shields and this is normal now

Amazon to sell its own face shields and this is normal now

Amazon is getting into the personal protective equipment (PPE) business. 

In a Thursday blog post, Amazon vice president Brad Porter announced his company’s plan to manufacture face shields — like the one pictured above — at scale. What’s more, at some indeterminate future date, the company intends to sell them to customers. 

According to Porter, Amazon took an open-source design, refined it, and repurposed some of its own facilities to, along with third-party vendors, manufacturer the shields. The company allegedly intends to list “hundreds of thousands” of face shields on its website at cost.  Read more…

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