FLINT, Michigan—Factory Two is a makerspace replete with a vinyl cutter, a forge, button maker, bike station, wood stations, a 3D printer, and laser cutter. It has everything needed to make ideas a reality and during a pandemic crisis, it is the alternative solution for personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturing.
Despite being closed for business until Monday, April 13, Factory Two has been hard at work.
The makerspace became a registered location with #GetUsPPE, a national collaborative of engineers, scientists, physicians, and makers, that are taking on the fight against PPE manufacturing shortages. Face masks, shields, protective gowns, safety goggles, aerosol boxes, and raw materials are essential items that people like Michael Wright are coming together to create.
Co-founder of Factory Two, Michael Wright, platformed one of his laser-cut facemask designs on…