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SylvanSport Changes Course To Meet Need - Brevard NC

 

Last updated 4/6/2020 at 12:55pm

Sanitation is a top priority at SylvanSport. Florian Peyssonneaux, sales/marketing manager, was busy all morning rotating and cleaning employees' workspaces every few minutes. SylvanSport has transitioned from producing outdoor recreation equipment to producing PPE to distribute to health care workers in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. (Times photos by Jeremiah Reed)

On a typical Thursday morning at SylvanSport you might expect to find teams busy at work putting together the latest piece of outdoor camping equip-ment for which the Brevard-based company is widely known.

But inside the warehouse last Thursday, there was no clanging of metal. No chatter on the floor.

Instead, employees sat at long rectangular tables, spaced equidistance apart, adorning face masks.

They were still hard at work, but on this day, instead of recreational gear they were producing much-needed personal protective equipment (PPE) to distribute in response to the COVID-19 pand...



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