Raymond Produced 2,500 Face Shields for Healthcare Workers and First Responders

Apr 20, 2020
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This spring, Raymond’s innovative engineering team and associates 3D printed and assembled face shields at the company’s headquarters in Greene, N.Y.

GREENE, N.Y., April 20, 2020 —This spring, Raymond’s innovative engineering team and associates 3D printed and assembled face shields at the company’s headquarters in Greene, N.Y. The team produced more than 2,500 face shields and dispersed them to local hospitals and emergency responders throughout Chenango and Broome Counties.

“Like everyone, we at Raymond heard the appeals for protective equipment from our local healthcare workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Michael Field, president and CEO of The Raymond Corporation. “As an essential business, we have an acute understanding of the need worldwide to provide our heroic doctors, nurses and first responders for the PPE equipment they desperately require. Raymond has the ability and desire to utilize our vast production capabilities to support those crucial employees.”

Raymond executives, development engineering, procurement, IT, MRO department, manufacturing engineering and assemblers all contributed to the production. Raymond will continue to evaluate what else can be done to help the many extended Raymond family members who work in the medical field.

About The Raymond Corporation

The Raymond Corporation, a Toyota Industries Company, is a leading global provider of best-in-class material handling products and intelligent intralogistics solutions. Built on principles of innovation and continuous improvement for over 95 years, Raymond’s integrated automation, telematics, virtual reality and advanced energy solutions provide ways to optimize operations and bring warehouse and distribution operations to a new level of performance. Raymond® electric forklift trucks are engineered to achieve increased productivity and efficiency and are designed to provide ecological and economic benefits. In partnership with Toyota Advanced Logistics Solutions, Raymond delivers solutions to material handling and logistics markets in North America and globally. Combining operational excellence, award-winning innovation and world-class global customer support, we work together to run better and manage smarter. For more information, visit raymondcorp.com and follow us on FacebookTwitterYouTube and LinkedIn.

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