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Steelcase Joins Effort to Supply Critical Medical Protective Gear

Office furniture supplier Steelcase (NYSE: SCS) has announced it has already started and continues to manufacture and deploy critical equipment supplies for healthcare providers on the frontlines of the battle against the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Ikea Ramps up Face Mask Production

Ikea has announced it is producing face masks and other protective gear for hospitals to help meet equipment shortages during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report from Reuters.

PureCare Now Manufactures Pillows in U.S.

PureCare, a resource for mattress and pillow protectors, sheets and pillows, has begun manufacturing pillows in the U.S., a move the company said significantly expands and improves its ability to serve a wider variety of customers. 

Furniture First Holds Townhall Calls, Announces 3 New Members

Cooperative buying group Furniture First has announced the addition of three new retailers as it works to help all members stay connected during COVID-19 closures with a series of townhall calls. New members include Fiesta Furniture in Scottsdale, Arizona, Higdon Furniture in Paducah, Kentucky and Moore’s Furniture in Cleveland, Texas.

La-Z-Boy Releases Action Plan for COVID-19

La-Z-Boy Inc. (NYSE: LZB) has announced its response to the COVID-19 crisis. The company is taking the following actions based on its on-going assessment of the accelerating spread of the coronavirus and to ensure the well-being of its employees and their families, its customers and the communities where it operates:  

Best Home Furnishings Announces COVID-19 Paid Leave Policy

Family-owned upholstery major Best Home Furnishings has announced it is implementing a new COVID-19 Paid Leave Policy to assist employees with the impact of this crisis, effective March 30.  

Precision Textiles to Donate Medical-Grade Mattress Encasements to NJ Hospital

Totowa, N.J.-based Precision Textiles, a leading supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminations for the bedding, automotive, health care and home furnishings industries, is donating enough level four, medical-grade mattress encasements to meet the current need of a New Jersey hospital.