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WHAT MANUFACTURERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT
Many manufacturers and engineers have volunteered to address the shortage of supplies to combat the coronavirus pandemic but some supplies are taking a long time to produce. Invoking the Defense Product Act allows the federal government to direct U.S. manufacturers to ramp up production of emergency medical supplies immediately. After delays of rolling out its usage, FEMA confirmed earlier, Tuesday, March 24th of using the DPA for the first time during the coronavirus pandemic to order about 60,000 test kits and 500 million personal protective masks. SHALANE LAYUGAN READ MORE