The Indiana Economic Development Corp. recently launched the PPE Directory to provide small businesses and nonprofits with long-term access to personal protective equipment.

Available online at backontrack.in.gov, the directory lists Hoosier companies manufacturing and distributing PPE items that include face masks and shields, gloves, eye protection, hand sanitizer and disinfectant. Shipping is free for orders placed by Indiana businesses and nonprofits. 

The directory features an initial listing of 12 Indiana companies that include: After Action Medical & Dental (Marion County), Catalyst PDG (Marion County), Fatheadz (Marion County), Fleece Performance Engineering (Hendricks County), Fusek’s True Value (Marion County), Harris & Ford (Marion County), Hotel Tango (Marion County), Kem Krest (Elkhart County), Mursix Corporation (Delaware County), Royer Corporation (Jefferson County), Sugar Creek Bottling Company (Marion County) and Worldcell Extrusions (Elkhart County).

All companies featured in the directory have been vetted by the Indiana Economic Development Corp. and must meet the following requirements:

• Be headquartered or incorporated in Indiana;

• Be able to fulfill and ship orders within two business days of receipt;

• Offer free shipping to Indiana businesses and nonprofits;

• Have the ability to offer expedited shipping for a cost;

• Be able to process online orders and credit card payments; and

• Prioritize orders placed through the directory.

Eligible Hoosier businesses interested in being featured on the Indiana PPE Directory should contact PPEDirectory@iedc.in.gov.