Live Events Company in Sycamore is Using Their Manufacturing Equipment to Make Masks and Supplies for Hospitals

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March 25, 2020
Hospital Masks, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Live Events

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Upstaging Inc. in Sycamore, IL is known for taking on big tasks especially in the events and concerts industry. 

The company helps with corporate events as well as concert tours for artists such as Billie Eilish, The Rolling Stones, Pearl Jam, and Paul McCartney. 

When their business came to a screeching halt due to the COVID-10 coronavirus, it decided to use their equipment to help in relief efforts. With a full warehouse of equipment, a fleet of semi-trucks, and employers ready to create products, the company has begun making plastic room dividers that can be easily cleaned as well as masks for hospitals.

They are currently trying to stay local and targeting healthcare places in Sycamore, the surrounding county, northern Illinois, and the city of Chicago area.

John Huddleston Director of Live Events for Upstaging said they are even able to take their warehouse space and convert it into a hospital setting in days. 

The company has been featured on WGN News where Huddleston gave an in-depth look at all the supplies his employees are making for the emergency relief effort. 

Covid-19 Emergency Response

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Overall, Upstaging Inc. is here and ready to aid in the emergency response work.

UPDATED INFO: Here in Sycamore, we are ramping up every capability possible to be a part of the solution, and we keep getting inspired with more ideas! Please share with anyone you know that may present an opportunity to partner! TRUCKING: Quality, time sensitive trucking for medical and safety supplies. While we are based in Sycamore, IL we run nationally and have multiple depots across the US FACE SHIELDS: High quality, customizable, optically clear, fog-free face shields for primary care and testing workers, retail, and anyone who is out in the workforce interacting with the public on the daily. PRIVACY DIVIDERS: Full panel sturdy, plastic privacy dividers. Lightweight, easy-up and flat pack-able SIGNAGE AND FLOOR DECALS: Directional signage for medical facilities, floor signage for social distancing. Good for use at queue points in hospitals, retail, banks, etc POWER SERVICE: Supply and distribute the power, lighting, and build out of external structures set-up for triage and additional space at medical facilities Please see pics ➡️➡️➡️ for additional details and graphics.. We want to know your thoughts and ideas! If you know of any opportunities, please let us know! Send us a note: projects@upstaging.com

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