Isolation Gowns and Surgical Mask Solicitations—Pricing Amendments Attached

June 1st, 2020

The closing date and times for both Isolation Gowns (Solicitation # SPE1C1-20-R-0103) and Surgical Masks (Solicitation # SPE1C1-20-R-0102) have been extended to Monday, June 1, 2020 at 10 PM EST. Please download and fill in pricing on the amendments below and send them back to the DLA as a part of your offer. Even if you have already made an...

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Notification of Extended Closing Dates for Isolation Gowns and Surgical Mask Solicitations

May 28th, 2020

The closing date and times for both Isolation Gowns (Solicitation # SPE1C1-20-R-0103) and Surgical Masks (Solicitation # SPE1C1-20-R-0102) have been extended from Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 10 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Monday, June 1, 2020 at 10 PM EST. Below is the directions on how to access the solicitations (previously sent on May 21). The surgical mask...

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EuroGeo7 moves to May 2021 due to COVID-19

May 27th, 2020

Due to the global development and concerns over COVID-19, the EuroGeo7 Conference, which was originally scheduled to take place from Sept. 6–9, 2020, in Warsaw, Poland, is now postponed until May 16–19, 2021. The decision to postpone EuroGeo7 was made in the interest of the health and safety of everyone participating in the conference. The organizers...

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How to Retool your Production for PPE in Just One Week

May 26th, 2020

Members FREE, Non-Members 39.99 May 28, 2020 | Noon – 1 p.m. CST With a global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), companies of all industries are eager to jump in and do their part to make it more widely available, it’s about saving lives and jobs. However, due to the complexity of PPE materials, supply chain,...

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Notification of Solicitations from DLA – Isolation Gowns and Surgical Masks

May 21st, 2020

Good Afternoon,  The surgical mask synopsis/solicitation has been posted on DIBBS and on beta.sam.gov under solicitation #SPE1C1-20-R-0102. The technical requirements, evaluation criteria and instructions to submit a bid are all included within the solicitation.  In order to be considered for award, the offeror is required to have a CAGE code and DUNS number and have an active registration in...

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May 21st online event to focus on domestic supply chains

May 19th, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed the dangers of U.S. dependence on imports for critical manufacturing needs. From face masks to pharmaceuticals to ventilators, the U.S. was ill-prepared to ramp up production in the wake of the crisis.  Textile professionals are invited to join the Alliance for American Manufacturing for an online event Thursday, May 21,...

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DLA Troop Support Industry Outreach

May 18th, 2020

Good afternoon,  As the Head of the Contracting Activity at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Philadelphia, I would like to invite you to join us on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 1–3 pm EST. for the DLA Troop Support Industry Outreach. This event is being held with our Industry Partners to discuss the Domestic Capability for COVID-19...

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Contec and Milliken partner to produce Sporicidin® disinfectant to kill coronavirus

May 15th, 2020

To fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Contec Inc. is scaling up production of its Sporicidin® brand disinfectant, most often used for mold and water damage remediation, and turned to diversified global manufacturer and materials science expert Milliken & Co. to help produce mass quantities. The announcement was made April 13 in a press release issued by...

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Market research survey seeks information on isolation gowns

May 14th, 2020

The following is brought to you through IFAI’s ongoing effort to keep you updated on the latest information regarding the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic. We are sharing this information with the industry at large so we may all work together to collectively address this world wide crisis. Dear IFAI Members and Industry Professionals,   The DLA Troop Support is seeking...

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Closca offers washable masks with disposable filters

May 11th, 2020

Spanish company Closca Design has launched an innovative protective mask. Initially conceived to protect from smog, pollution, microorganisms and pollen, the Closca Mask has found an even more urgent use and has been adapted to be effective protection against coronavirus.   The six disposable filters included are the same as those used in FFP2 masks, which...

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