Additive Manufacturing.com: Essentium Helps State of Texas Increase PPE Supply

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While the State of Texas is less impacted than many other states with significant urban populations, continuing to maintain the relatively low coronavirus infection rates will be vital as its citizens return to more normal activities, and as businesses re-open. Access to PPE (personal protective equipment), such as face masks, plays an essential role in the successful and sustainable emergence from the shelter-in-place order for the citizens of Texas and the economy – the 10th largest in the world.

As COVID-19 brought about disruption of the global supply chain, Texas was not alone in facing challenges in acquiring critical PPE. However, under Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s leadership, the State has taken back control of the supply chain with the help of Additive Manufacturing (also known as 3D printing).

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