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Industrial firms Duggal Visual Solutions and Bednark are using their spaces in the Brooklyn Navy Yard to manufacture personal protective equipment for local hospitals. Company workers built face shields in the warehouse on March 26, 2020. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

Brooklyn Navy Yard companies accelerate coronavirus PPE production, inspire others worldwide

April 9 | Mary Frost

In late March, companies at the Brooklyn Navy Yard heard New York’s call to action, transforming their facilities virtually overnight to produce personal protection equipment for the battle against the coronavirus. CEOs Michael Bednark of Bednark Studio and Mike Duggal of Duggal Visual Solutions teamed up and began producing desperately-needed plastic face shields for health […]

Fighting the war on coronavirus at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

March 27 | Mary Frost

Dozens of men and women wearing surgical masks and gloves formed a human production line on Thursday, manufacturing coronavirus-blocking face shields at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Working at tables piled with plastic and foam inside a hangar-sized warehouse, it looked like a scene from the WWII era. Thousands of the face shields will be heading […]

Laura Madden, events & customer success manager at Farmshelf, a start-up at New Labs, explains how the “smart” indoor farm system works. Photo: Mary Frost, Brooklyn Eagle

Jobs and dreams: Career Discovery Week is life changing for Brooklyn high schoolers

February 13 | Mary Frost

From Steiner Studios’ sound stages, to JetBlue’s command center and PwC’s robot-creation facilities, thousands of New York City high school students visited hundreds of workplaces in the city’s first Career Discovery Week. This week’s event allowed students to hear directly from some of the city’s heaviest hitters, and learn about career paths that didn’t even […]

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