Amazon Is Mass Producing Face Shields With Some Help From 3D Printing Enthusiasts

The platform repurposed drone manufacturing facilities for production

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Amazon announced it will begin mass producing face shields for medical professionals and plans to make hundreds of thousands available over the coming weeks on Amazon.com to bolster the nation’s supply of protective equipment for front-line workers.

Brad Porter, vice president and distinguished engineer leading Amazon’s robotics initiatives, said in a blog post that Amazon is confident it will be able to list these masks at almost a third of the cost of the reusable face shields currently available “because of the design innovations and the capabilities of our supply chain.”

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