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Major Fashion Labels Join The Fight Against COVID-19

Major Fashion Labels Join The Fight Against COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has set off a global recession that has hit the fashion industry hard – but now major fashion labels are hitting back, joining the fight against the coronavirus by repurposing their manufacturing capacity into personal protective equipment (PPE) | https://www.ecotextile.com/uploads/ETN-96-April-May-2020.pdf |.
The company H&M has led the way among high-profile brands. Working with the European Union (EU), H&M has agreed to a request to share purchasing and logistics operations to source supplies. They will also be donating products to help curb the outbreak. 
In the United States, other fashion labels have responded to the White House’s call for medical supplies by turning their production away from their usual fare to help address the spread of the coronavirus. 
Hanesbrands
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The companies Hanesbrands, Fruit of the Loom, Parkdale Mills, and others have worked together to build a supply chain almost overnight in order to manufacture 10 million medical face masks per week. 
Inditex
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Similarly, the company Inditex, in Spain, has made available its factories and logistics teams for the Spanish government. The company is creating and donating surgical masks for medical workers and for patients. 
Under Armour
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The companies Under Armour, Jockey International, and Tailored Brands | https://www.just-style.com/news/fashion-industry-efforts-to-address-global-ppe-shortages-update_id138409.aspx | have also mobilized their production facilities and supply chains to produce personal protective equipment, including face masks and hospital gowns. 
Under Armour has undertaken a massive effort to manufacture and assemble face masks, face shields, and special fanny packs for medical personnel. The company is undertaking this effort for the purpose of supporting the University of Maryland Medical System’s (UMMS) 28,000 health care providers and staff. 
The company has also announced that they will be exploring the prospect of fabricating hospital gowns for the statewide medical system. They will also be providing face masks to the company LifeBridge, a regional health care organization that is based in Baltimore. Under Armour is also in discussions with Johns Hopkins Medicine, MedStar, and other local medical institutions to assess needs for supplies and ascertain how it can help.
 
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