By adamg on Sun, 03/29/2020 - 8:59pm
Before and after: What the company used to make and what it's making now.
In the Before Times, Dark Monk of Charlestown made equipment for certain types of performers - everything from juggling pins to flaming ropes and swords. But the company is now using its manufacturing know how to turn out some of the polycarbonate face shields that are in such high demand by medical professionals these days.
Owner Chad Bennett hopes to make 4,000 of the masks over the next couple of weeks, according to a GoFundMe page set up to help cover the costs of turning raw materials into shields that can protect doctors, nurses and technicians from Covid-19.
H/t Prairie Rose Clayton for the headline.