Image Options was featured this week in the Orange County Business Journal. The article spotlights the personal protection equipment (PPE) we are producing, and also looks at how IO is navigating the complexities facing businesses during COVID-19 while still planning ahead during these uncertain times.
When Image Options reopened our facilities to start producing face masks just a few short days after closing due to the coronavirus, we had no idea the scope or longevity that would be required. There was a severe need for personal protection equipment (PPE) by the healthcare community, and IO knew we had the capabilities to answer that call for supplies.
“It’s a huge changeover, but because we focus so much on custom work, it was just like switching over to another custom project, only it’s kept going,” said IO Chairman Tim Bennett in the interview.
While IO was ramping production to 70,000 face shields daily, we were also navigating applications to the government Paycheck Protection Program which were constantly shifting, in order to protect our work force from the extremely volatile market. Looking ahead, it’s clear that we won’t be able to flip a switch and go back to normal. Much of…...