Maine company makes gloves needed to handle Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

TRENTON, MAINE, Maine — A small manufacturing business in Maine is playing a key part in the handling and distribution of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine.

Tempshield in Trenton makes cryo-protective gloves used by people who handle the boxes of vaccines stored in frigid cold temperatures.

“We are doing our best to fulfill all these orders as fast as we can,” says Paul Larochelle, COO at Tempshield.

The Maine company says it is receiving calls from hospitals, pharmacies, and vaccine distribution companies from all over the world. Read more

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