HomTex produces 3-ply disposable masks and reusable cloth masks, which it provides to the US Capitol, and shortly will create NIOSH N-95 masks at a brand new plant in Selma, Alabama. HomTex is now set to have the biggest potential in the US to make 100 per cent made-in-America masks with centers in Cullman and Mobile, Alabama; Tennessee; South Carolina; and North Carolina.
“When I state created in America, I suggest each element sourced from the united states and created in the united states. We feel that ramping up national production of PPE goods is a national critical from a security, economic, and national security standpoint, also HomTex is pleased to meet this challenge.”
While hospitals and authorities have been unable to provide safe PPE for Americans, faulty and deceptive masks, frequently manufactured in China, have flooded the US market. According to the Associated Press, national law enforcement has captured 10 million bogus N95 masks and the US Customs and Border Patrol declared in June 2020 it captured 750,000 bogus face masks in 86 events. Because of emergency procurement principles put in place throughout the pandemic, China and other poor actors have access into the US market that otherwise could be prohibited. By selling faulty and counterfeit masks in reasonable prices, fraudsters are harnessing US buyers with dangerous PPE and exceeding US-made manufacturing.
According to Wooten,”It is time for buyers of crucial PPE — Particularly national, state, and local authorities — to wake up to how Chinese and foreign-made masks tend to be more economical, but probably faulty, fake, and plain-old hazardous. It is important to purchase safe, authentic, and accepted PPE by a trustworthy made-in-America manufacturer. We’re proud to become a strategic supplier into the Architect of the US Capitol which provides masks to the US House of Representatives, the US Capitol, and the US Senate.”
“We’re exceptionally proud of HomTex is performing to make PPE,” explained Katie Boyd Britt, President of the Business Council of Alabama. “Receiving this crucial consent from the FDA allows them to enlarge their PPE offerings to keep Americans secure. We’re delighted to be a reliable partner because they expand their operations in Selma.”
HomTex has the Ability to create 700 million operative 3-ply masks HomTex will start another manufacturing facility in Selma, AL at the Fall of 2021 which will create 300 jobs for the many economically disadvantaged area of Alabama.
HomTex, Inc., a producer of fabric bedding goods, has been founded in 1987 by Jerry Wootten and is based in Cullman, Alabama. Now, HomTex includes a nationally recognized brand of bedding merchandise, DreamFit® and generates sterile PPE masks. HomTex, Inc. has over 400 workers and manufacturing and distribution centers in AL, NC, SC, and TN with more than a thousand square feet of national manufacturing and distribution.