1. Coronavirus: Holyoke manufacturing business turns to making face shields to help medical employees

    Coronavirus: Holyoke manufacturing business turns to making face shields to help medical employees

    A company that specializes in specialized plastic packaging has joined in the fight to prevent the coronavirus from spreading to already-taxed health care workers. Employees at Walter Drake Inc. have gone from making clamshell packaging for electronics, blister packages for pharmaceuticals and trays for many uses to making much-needed plastic face shields for doctors, nurses and others who come in close contact with people suffering from COVID-19, said Joseph Feigen, company owner.

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