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PRIMEX USES "APOLLO 13" MOMENT TO DEVELOP 100,000 MASKS

(Richmond, IN)--Reid Health is calling something being done by Primex Plastics an “Apollo 13” moment.  It's not the moment when Tom Hanks says "Houston, we have a problem."  It's more like when Ed Harris says "with all due respect, sir, I believe this is going to be our finest hour."  In what is described as a series of miraculous circumstances, Primex developed, designed, and scheduled mass production of face shields to be used with special protective helmets at Reid in the fight against Covid-19.  And Primex did it all in just two days.  Just like in Apollo 13, they threw items on hand on a table and came up with the device.  Other health care facilities nationally are learning about the shield.  Primex is now working to produce 100,000 of them.

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