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June 14th, 2021

US MELTBLOWN HAS CONSISTENTLY ACHIEVED ASTM LEVEL 3 FILTRATION AND IS READY TO SUPPLY MELTBLOWN POLYPROPYLENE

US Meltblown has now consistently achieved ASTM Level 3 filtration levels and is ready to become a primary source of American-made meltblown polypropylene for U.S. PPE manufacturers. There is no longer a need for PPE companies to import this crucial component of their product from Asia. US Meltblown is proud to do its part to help American PPE manufacturers meet the FTC’s “Made in USA” requirements by providing quality U.S.-made meltblown polypropylene(click below to open)

March 16th, 2021

US Meltblown: Doing Our Part to Meet Skyrocketing Demand for Reliable Sources of PPE

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented demand for personal protective equipment, revealing the unsettling fact that the U.S. supply of PPE is almost completely controlled by offshore manufacturers. The risks of that have become apparent as widespread delays and shortages—as well as quality issues—have occurred. (click below to open)

March 9th, 2021

Protect American Citizens: Buy U.S.-Made PPE

Have you heard of the Berry Amendment? Originally passed in 1941 and made permanent in 1994, the Berry Amendment (USC, Title 10, Section 2533a) maintains the safety and security of our defense forces by requiring the Department of Defense to buy domestically produced, manufactured, or grown products whenever possible, specifically in the areas of food, clothing, specialty metals, and fabrics. (click below to open)

March 2nd, 2021

The Facts About Masks and Which Ones Are Most Effective

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to make wearing masks essential. It is critical to know that all masks don’t offer the same level of protection. Do you know which masks are most effective? Do you realize how vital it is to buy masks from a trustworthy source? The market is currently flooded with counterfeit and low quality masks that do not provide the protection they promise or which is implied. This places users at unknown risk. (click below to open)

February 23rd, 2021

US Meltblown: The Source for PPE Material You Can Trust


During these trying times, it’s even more essential to be able to trust in the quality of personal protective equipment. Would you put your life into the hands of others that have everything to gain and nothing to lose by providing inferior masks? In order to trust the equipment, you must be able to trust the materials used to produce it and the Americans who stand behind the products they produce. We started US Meltblown to meet the dire need for reliable manufacturers of PPE materials. We produce top quality melt blown nonwoven polypropylene for use in medical grade PPE such as gowns and masks, right here in the United States.

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February 16th, 2021

Counterfeit Masks Are Putting Lives at Risk; Choose Trusted U.S. Suppliers for PPE Equipment


Counterfeit PPE products have been flooding the American market since last spring. It is such a threat that the office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations created Operation Stolen Promise in April 2020 to combat counterfeit PPE equipment and other types of pandemic-related fraud. They have discovered fake N95 respirators and masks in healthcare facilities and other locations across the country, putting lives at risk. (click below to open)

January 2021

AMERICAN-MADE FILTER MATERIAL FOR MEDICAL GRADE N95+ MASKS IS AVAILABLE FROM NEW U.S. COMPANY


US Meltblown is manufacturing melt blown polypropylene, the critical filter medium used in medical grade face masks and gowns, at its Ft. Walton Beach, FL facility.
US Meltblown is a new American manufacturer that was created to address the dire need for U.S.-made materials for personal protective equipment. The company began production of melt blown polypropylene, the critical filter medium used in medical grade face masks and gowns, in September 2020 at a facility in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. (click below to open)

September 2020

STUDY SHOWS NON-WOVEN MASKS MADE OF POLYPROPYLENE ARE MORE EFFECTIVE AT BLOCKING SPREAD OF COVID-19 PARTICLES THAN OTHER MASKS 


American Elite PPE Is Producing Polypropylene Filter Material at Its Florida Facility
Ft. Walton, Florida … A recent article in The Guardian reports a study showing that non-woven disposable masks made of polypropylene are better at blocking the spread of Covid-19 particles than cloth masks. The article states, “Face masks made from non-woven fabric are more effective at blocking the spread of Covid-19 via airborne respiratory droplets than other types that are commonly available, according to modelling in Japan by the world’s fastest supercomputer. (click below to open)

August 2020

AMERICAN ELITE MOLDING FORMS NEW DIVISION TO BEGIN U.S. PRODUCTION OF FILTER MATERIAL FOR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT


American Elite Molding’s new AE PPE Division is manufacturing melt blown polypropylene, the critical filter medium used in medical face masks and gowns, at its Crestview, FL facility. (click below to open)