Companies providing PPE and supplies


Specializing in converting adhesive tapes, films, foams and fabrics into component parts, assembly aids and finished products for over 45 years, MBK has earned a reputation for providing innovative cost-effective engineered solutions for medical devices, wearables, personal care and hundreds of other applications.

During the pandemic, MBK is committed to helping keep employees and customers safe in the workplace. They offer PPE options such as fully assembled face shields, kits or individual component parts including the polyester shield and the eyebrow foam. MBK has their own design, see Face Shield Design Flyer, but they also have the versatility to custom design and manufacture the face shield to your specifications. In addition, MBK offers stay-safe tape products such as protective films, colored and printed safety tapes and temporary and permanent mounting tapes.


Mayo Clinic MRI lab technologist Kathryn Scharnweber has traded her blue medical scrubs this month for a bandanna and jeans to help make 300,000 emergency face shields at Pepin Manufacturing for the health system.

As nonessential medical services stopped, 35 Mayo nurses, lab techs and athletic trainers volunteered to be transferred to the Lake City manufacturing plant.

“We decreased patients volume [at Mayo] because of COVID-19 so we didn’t have anything to do really,” said Scharnweber, a 16-year Mayo employee. “And they needed help at Pepin Manufacturing, so it worked out great.”

Pepin — a family-owned operation with more than $5 million in revenue — normally makes wound seals, electrodes, defibrillator parts and 800 other medical products for customers under contract.

Four weeks ago, Mayo operations vice chairman Bruce Mairose called asking for help, said Jon Solberg, Pepin’s business development manager. “We never made a face shield,” Solberg said. “But we wanted to help out.”


We have been supplying our new face shields out to the healthcare industry and have been amazed at the requests we have had for individuals and smaller groups to order them. We have set up a process to be able to accommodate as many groups that are in need during this situation as possible.

As this pandemic continues, we will continue to support the healthcare industry through our production of face shields as we near our one-millionth shield shipped. Below you’ll find both our current masks. The 3M 14 mil anti-fog shield features a more durable thickness and a fogresistant coating for better visibility and safety. We are extremely proud of our shields and love seeing our customers tagging us in their photos with their face shields! Please feel free to continue to do so. We are all in this together.


We are proud to join the fight in helping to stop the spread of Covid-19 and other contagions through our PROTECTOR SERIES Face Shield product line. We respect and appreciate the efforts of frontline workers and everybody who is taking extra precautions to work together to overcome this situation.

PROTECTOR SERIES Face Shields are available in two models
PROTECTOR SERIES Standard Model – This is the most popular choice for non-healthcare environments. It features a washable, reusable headband and adjustable strap, along with a basic visor design.

PROTECTOR SERIES Healthcare Model – This model has everything the Standard Model has to offer, plus a visor design which includes a top cover for added protection from above the user’s head.

You can see both of our Protector™ Series Face Shield models here.

Making PROTECTOR SERIES Face Shields a part of your organization’s back-to-work plan As companies and teams head back to work, a strong focus on employee and customer safety will be part of the new “normal”. This will include new hygiene habits and stations, spacing of work areas, and of course PPE such as Face Shields.

Are PROTECTOR SERIES Face Shields right for you?
PROTECTOR SERIES Face Shields are lightweight, reusable and designed to meet the diverse needs of industries.

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