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PPE Shortages Push West Texas Volunteers to Get Creative with 3D Printers, Logistics

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a surging need for medical and personal protective equipment. But it’s not just enough to make the needed equipment and supplies, you also have to get it to where it’s needed most. For some of the hardest hit and most talked about regions of the country, such as New York City, there is ample infrastructure – major highways, international airports and more. But for rural America, resources are more limited, medical facilities are fewer and far between, and the infrastructure to supply them is lacking.

With more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and distribution, Scott Gloyna is an expert when it comes to creating an effective shipment plan. But when he heard about local efforts to deliver medical equipment to remote rural hospitals in West Texas, Gloyna knew this project was not just about efficiency and speed.

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