Puritan Medical Products will be expanding production thanks to a new $51 million grant in federal coronavirus aid. The company is building a facility in Pittsfield that will make nasal swabs for coronavirus tests.
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Cianbro is retrofitting a brand new manufacturing plant for Puritan in Pittsfield, which will increase Puritan’s production of flock tip testing swabs to 50 million per month. The federal CARES Act is funding the $51.2 million project. @WGME @FOX23Maine pic.twitter.com/73DIecm0yb
— Brad Rogers WGME (@BradWGME) October 12, 2020
A ceremony is held at the future site of Puritan Medical Products’ new facility in Pittsfield which officials say will increase Puritan’s production of flock tip testing swabs for the pandemic to 50 million per month. @newscentermaine pic.twitter.com/6oYlkpA74n
— Bob Evans (@bevanswlbz) October 12, 2020
Maine company that makes coronavirus test swabs builds 2nd factory in Pittsfield https://t.co/WH5LlHFXyH
— WMTW TV (@WMTWTV) October 12, 2020