Mattel’s design teams are creating face masks out of Barbie and Fisher-Price fabric to help meet demand during the Coranavirus pandemic.
“Our design and development teams in El Segundo, CA and East Aurora, NY are producing face masks from Barbie and Fisher-Price fabric to help meet the significant demand for these supplies,” Mattel president and COO Richard Dickson stated in a Linkedin post.
“We are ensuring social distancing and safe working environments for our dedicated production teams who are taking on the challenge. These masks will be distributed to hospitals and first responders later this week.
“We are also prototyping personal protective equipment such as face shields for our heroes in the healthcare profession.”
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