Duvaltex ramps up production of medical textiles

Published On: August 10, 2020

Duvaltex, a North American producer of medical and technical textiles, has announced plans to ramp up production to offer its full range of Level 1 and Level 2 gowns and antimicrobial scrub textiles to front-line healthcare workers and patients in the U.S. Made from durable, breathable and soft touch engineered fabrics, Duvaltex’s textiles meet the most stringent quality specifications to provide optimal protection against the transfer of microorganisms, body fluids, and particulate matter.

“Our U.S. teams, based in Maine and Michigan, have been developing and manufacturing medical textiles and products for the healthcare industry for more than 20 years and are ready to meet the increasing demand for personal protective equipment,” said Alain Duval, Chief Executive Officer of Duvaltex. “We are especially proud of the durability of our textiles, which can be washed and reused over 100 times. Each lot is tested to meet the highest quality and traceability standards and ensure they are defect-free.” 

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Duvaltex has mobilized its North American manufacturing facilities to produce millions of yards of medical textiles in record time to meet major government contracts for personal protective equipment (PPE) and support healthcare institutions. Employees at the company’s facilities and offices in Guilford, Maine, Grand Rapids, Mich., New York, N.Y., and Elkin, N.C., as well as companies in its U.S. supply chain, have played a key role in this major effort.

As part of its ongoing efforts to protect people and limit the spread of viruses, such as COVID-19, Duvaltex recently launched a highly innovative, nonmedical protective face mask. More information at knit.duvaltex.com.