Carhartt shifts production, plans to make 2.5 million masks, 50,000 gowns for hospitals


Carhartt says it will shift production to produce masks and gowns for hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic Click on Detroit reports.

Carhartt will begin producing equipment on Monday, April 6. The plans include 50,000 medical gowns and on April 20, the company will begin production on 2.5 million masks.

“Serving and answering the call during times of need has always been an integral part of Carhartt’s history and it’s why consumers have trusted us to have their back for more than 130 years,” said Mark Valade, Chief Executive Officer at Carhartt. “We are humbled and honored to help all the essential workers serving and protecting us right now.”