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$6.5M contract by Biden Administration to US Cotton LLC

Sep 02, 2021
$6.5M contract by Biden Administration to US Cotton LLC


The Biden Administration has given a contract for $6.5 million to U.S. Cotton LLC, which is the largest manufacturer of cotton swabs in the USA.  

This contract is awarded so that the domestic production capability for polyester tipped swabs can be increased. These swabs will be used for home testing kits and mass testing applications to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to U.S. Cotton, based in Cleveland, Ohio, the company is going to increase its production capacity of polyester swab tips by May 2022 to support domestic COVID-19 testing. the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funded the DOD contract award so that it can support the domestic industry base expansion for critical medical resources.

According to John Nims, President, U.S. Cotton, the company is proud to be a part of a national effort so that it can help use these testing kits swabs for the American people. These swabs are designed in such a way that they can make it easier for the people at home to conduct coronavirus tests.

Source – Textile World  

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