Bloomberg Law
July 13, 2021, 8:31 AM

Honeywell, Premier to Bolster U.S. Production of Medical Gloves

Shira Stein
Shira Stein

Honeywell International Inc. and hospital supply-purchasing group Premier Inc. will launch a venture to manufacture 750 million nitrile exam gloves in the U.S. each year, the companies told Bloomberg Law.

It is the latest effort to shore up problems in the medical supply chain for personal protective equipment, which gained widespread attention due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Nitrile gloves, used for nonsurgical purposes in hospitals, and other medical gloves have been in short supply since the beginning of the pandemic and are among of the main types of PPE that health workers still struggle to get.

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