Puritan, Cianbro will build a second COVID swab factory in Pittsfield

Two hundred more jobs are on tap for a second medical swab production plant that is now under construction, thanks to a $51.2 million infusion of federal CARES Act funding to meet demand for coronavirus testing.

Puritan Medical Products of Guilford on Monday announced its second major manufacturing expansion in Pittsfield.

The new facility will be located at the former San Antonio Shoe manufacturing site and is expected to increase swab production by an additional 50 million per month. Read more

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