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Stormy Kromer filling medical mask, gown shortages


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IRONWOOD - As a non-essential business during the coronavirus pandemic, Stormy Kromer found its niche making medical masks and gowns at a wartime production pace to help protect health workers from the COVID-19 virus.

"The only way we will get through this crisis is together," said Gina Jacquart Thorsen, president of Stormy Kromer, a division of Jacquart Fabric Products.

Area hospitals are contacting Stormy Kromer to see if the company can produce thousands of masks in short order, she said. The hospitals have exhausted supplies and without anythi...

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