Ashwaubenon manufacturer receives $2.75 million contract to produce PPE

Local News

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WFRV) – An Ashwaubenon manufacturer has received a $2.75 million contract to help produce personal protective equipment, or PPE.

NPS Corporation normally manufactures spill control products, but will now make non-woven fabric used to make high-quality masks.

CEO Andrew Hetzel tells WFRV Local 5 that his business realized there was a shortage of PPE supplies and a growing need.

“There’s a tremendous shortage of PPE equipment and supplies in the United States and our meltdown material is a real key part of making the facemasks.”

NPS Corporation produces a non-woven fabric that usually helps separate crude oil from water. The fiber can be used in N95 masks as well.

Latest Stories

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Coronavirus News

More Coronavirus

Your Local Election HQ

More Election

Local Sports

Green Bay Nation 10/21: What happened to the Packers offense?

Green Bay Nation 10/21: GBN Gang Pick 'EM

Green Bay Nation 10/21: Challenge or No Challenge

Green Bay Nation 10/21: Top Five Tweets

Green Bay Nation 10/21: Previewing the Texans

Luxemburg-Casco claims NEC volleyball title, Seymour cruises in boys soccer playoffs

People In Our Community <<View More

Hometown Heroes <<View More