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Take part in medical textile sourcing center

March 24th, 2020 / By: / COVID-19, 亿博体育app

This past weekend, Americas Apparel Producers’ Network (AAPN) opened an online SOURCING CENTER connecting our supplier and producer members to make masks, gowns and other urgently required medical garments and sewn products.

AAPN started this center with a captive audience of 1,609 executives. The center was announced at 8:30 AM this past Sunday, 3/22 and within 12 hours, nearly 1,000 people had accessed the page!

One U.S. mill that had closed on Friday, because of lack of work, reopened yesterday to respond to requests for production鈥 in part from a resource we announced on SUNDAY. This .. center .. works.

Through 亿博体育app’s ongoing partnership with AAPN, 亿博体育app is able to offer this to our members and network at no cost. The entire industry is continuing to come together with cross developed resources as we all work together to fight this crisis.

Here are instructions on taking advantage of this resource. 亿博体育app’s聽聽is also fully available for sourcing support online, by phone and email.

Go to聽
> Click on MEMBER LOGIN in top right corner (red block).聽聽
You do not have to be an AAPN member to login. 聽If you are not already in our database you will be asked for your email address. This will become your username. Then you will be asked to create a password.聽聽
> Click on the MEMBERS tile in the toolbar聽
> Go to MEMBER LANDING page聽
> Click on DISCUSSIONS link聽
> Access the SOURCING EXCHANGE discussion聽
> then log into the MAKING CONNECTIONS topic and you’ll see all previous exchanges聽
Note鈥攄o not log out; this will make it faster and easier to use this feature next time.聽
Problems logging in? 聽Contact Sue Strickland via聽email.

Thank you again for supporting the larger effort to meet the needs of our world in this crisis. Stay informed by visiting the聽



Linden Wicklund
Industrial Fabrics Association International
Director of Events and Member Programs
+1 651 225 6920
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