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Small-Town Dispatches: One Abilene Company Goes From Making Boats to Producing Face Shields

April 21, 2020 | By June Naylor

In Abilene, the heart of the region known as Big Country, a manufacturer called Tigé Boats has shifted its focus from making boats to producing personal protective equipment. The PPE, crafted from materials typically used in boat building, are going to local medical workers fighting COVID-19.  

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