DPA Contract to Produce 30 Million N95 Filters, Respirators
Posted on May 29, 2020
Working with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Defense announced a $2.2 million Defense Production Act (DPA) Title 3 contract.
The contract was awarded to Hollingsworth & Vose based in East Walpole, Massachusetts.
“Hollingsworth & Vose to increase U.S. domestic production of 27.5 million N95 ventilator filters, and 3.1 million N95 respirators per month, starting in August,” wrote the Pentagon in a press release.
The funds were authorized and appropriated through CARES Act funding and will assist in relieving “manufacturing bottlenecks” caused during the coronavirus pandemic.
Army Photo by Sgt. Leia Tascarini
Post courtesy of the Association of Defense Communities