Michigan Chamber of Commerce launches site connecting businesses to PPE vendors

Posted at 4:23 PM, Apr 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-28 20:47:39-04

LANSING (WXYZ) — The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has launched a website that will put businesses and people in connection with vendors and manufacturers of personal protective equipment (PPE).

"Governor Whitmer's Executive Orders make it mandatory that businesses provide employees with the proper safety equipment to reopen operations," said Bob Thomas, Chief Operating Officer for the Michigan Chamber. "Finding PPE will be the hardest part for small businesses that do not have access to a supply chain. The Michigan Chamber assembled a list of Michigan businesses that can provide locally sourced, manufactured, or distributed PPE to organizations across the state."

Members volunteered to be on the list and the Chamber states that it cannot guarantee "immediate supply stock or service availability of PPE," adding that its "buyers should contact companies directly for product information, availability and warranty."

A list of vendors and manufacturers can be accessed here.

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