To support the industry in the fight against COVID-19, we launched the Thomas COVID-19 Response System to provide mission-critical, real-time information and to collaborate directly with industry stakeholders to get key supplies and materials to those on the frontlines.
To use this Resource Hub, click the option below that most closely matches your need:
Find COVID-19 Response Suppliers with the Supplier Discovery Tool
To source critical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), ventilator parts, and other medical products or services, COVID-19 related products or services, click here to source directly.
To source vaccine development and cold-freight-related products or services, click here to source directly.
If you are a hospital or other group operating on the frontlines of COVID-19 with an open P.O. to fulfill critical COVID-19-related product/service needs, click here. We have a complimentary matchmaking service to help expedite your sourcing process.
How to Source on Thomasnet.com
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Additional Quick Links for Critical COVID-19-related Supply Categories
Below is a list of critical medical supply categories seeing the most demand right now. Click the links to see suppliers serving those key categories.
For more context on these supplies, we’ve also compiled resources detailing the top companies in these fields:
Top Suppliers of:
|Dry Ice||Dexamethasone||RT-PCR Instruments||Medical Testing Services||Surgical Masks|
|Non-Woven Fabric||Medical Ventilators||Hand Sanitizer||Nitrile Gloves||Antibody Tests|
|Medical Testing Kits||Social Distancing Decals||COVID-19 Supplies||Reagents|
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Review additional COVID-19 related guides:
Other useful outside sources include:
- National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Coronavirus Resources Collection
Tell Us What You Can Provide
We are working with state and federal government offices to mobilize manufacturers who can produce COVID-19-critical products and supplies. If you already manufacture or can rapidly pivot to manufacture these products, please complete this form.
Get Badged as a COVID-19 Response Supplier
If your business is already listed on Thomasnet.com and you are producing critical COVID-19-related materials, complete this form to have your listing updated to reflect these capabilities. (Note that your Thomasnet.com company profile will not be updated with the COVID-19 Response Supplier badge unless you complete the form.)All verified manufacturers responding to the call to support COVID-19 efforts will:
For more information on this badging program, please review our FAQs.
Not Yet Registered on Thomasnet.com? Sign Up for Free
By registering on Thomasnet.com, buyers and engineers sourcing products and services can find your business quickly and easily. After receiving your submission our team will review your website, create your company profile on Thomasnet.com, and add your business to the appropriate categories in our 70,000+ category taxonomy of the manufacturing and industrial space — all at no cost to you. Once you’ve submitted your information, apply as a COVID-19 Response Supplier to get the badge on your profile.
Participate in the Thomas Industrial Survey Panel
We conduct monthly surveys to benchmark the impact of COVID-19 on manufacturing by sector to capture fast-moving intelligence to share with the industrial community. By combining our platform data with a monthly survey taken by more than a thousand manufacturing companies from across diverse sectors, including manufacturing, aerospace & defense, oil & gas, and pharmaceutical, we are better positioned to understand the immediate effects and emerging trends on coronavirus impacts on the manufacturing community.
Our team has compiled a number of useful internal and external resources for your reference as you continue to guide your team and business through these uncertain times.
Free Tools to Help Your Team
- MachineMetrics is offering free access to their machine monitoring platform to businesses working on critical COVID-19 medical supply production.
- Webex’s web conference software is now available for free, as well as some security services.
- Hubspot is offering a number of free marketing and communication tools, in addition to lowering their prices on other product options.
Keep Your Business Running Smoothly
- A Top Lawyer’s Guide to Perfecting Your Contracts During a Pandemic (Thomas eBook)
- How to Reopen a School or Business - Checklist and Supplies Needed for Reopening After COVID-19 (Thomas Technical Guide)
- How to Be an Effective Leader in Times of Uncertainty (Thomas Insights)
- 3 Ways to Effectively Communicate with Clients and Employees During a Crisis (Thomas Insights)
- How to Promote Your Manufacturing Business During An Economic Downturn (Thomas)
- What Manufacturers Need to Know About the Defense Production Act (Thomas)
- Economic Recovery Incentive Overview (Hickey & Associates)
- Official COVID-19 Response Guide for Businesses (CDC)
- Coronavirus Resource Center (Harvard)
- Industrial COVID-19 Resources (The Association For Manufacturing Technology)
- Coronavirus and Force Majeure Clauses: Considerations for Industrial Projects and Distribution Chains (The National Law Review)
Keep Your Team Healthy and Working Efficiently
- How to Keep Your Employees Safe if You Can't Stop Production During COVID-19 Outbreak (Thomas Insights)
- 10 Apps to Help You Work Remotely (Thomas Insights)
- 6 Tips to Boost Productivity While Working at Home During Coronavirus Outbreak (Thomas Insights)
- Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 (OSHA)
- List of Disinfectants Suitable for Use Against COVID-19 (EPA)
- Real-Time Coronavirus Spread Dashboard (Johns Hopkins University)
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COVID-19 Supply Chain Research
Thomas Industrial Surveys and Sourcing Reports
Our surveys and sourcing reports benchmark the impact of COVID-19 on the manufacturing sector and supply chains by capturing fast-moving intelligence to share with the community.
- February 2020 report
- March 2020 report
- April 2020 report
- May/June 2020 report
- September 2020 - U.S. Sourcing Activity Snapshot: COVID-19 Special Edition
If you’re interested in future opportunities to contribute, sign up for the Thomas Industrial Survey Panel. You’ll be invited to join future surveys, webinars, and discussions with other thought leaders in your community regarding industry-specific subject matter and industrial talking points.
Thomas Manufacturing Index
The Thomas Manufacturing Index, or “TMX,” is a new index that measures industrial activity in the United States and Canada. Every day thousands of engineers, procurement professionals, and logistics companies use Thomasnet.com to source suppliers and partners, download product specifications, and submit requests for proposals. These tens of thousands of daily actions are fundamental to industrial production and represent a true measure of the health of the manufacturing sector.
TMX is built with first-party data representing a highly diverse set of companies including Fortune 1,000, Mid-Market, and SMBs. This depth and breadth of coverage makes TMX one of the most powerful financial and economic forward indicators to date.
For more information on TMX or to view recent Thomas Index Report videos featuring Thomas CEO and President Tony Uphoff, click here.
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The purpose of the Thomas COVID-19 Resource Hub is to help connect manufacturing and industry professionals with useful information pertaining to the fast-developing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts on the industry. If you have feedback on the quality of the content of this hub, you can click the blue 'Feedback' tab on the right side of the page to share your thoughts and experience. While we endeavor to curate and create the most up-to-date information, please note that this hub is subjected to updates in real-time and we cannot guarantee 100% accuracy. Please also note that Thomas does not provide, endorse, or guarantee any third-party product, service or information. Thomas is not affiliated with the vendors featured on this Resource Hub and is not responsible for their products and services. The Thomas COVID-19 Resource Hub may contain links to other websites not maintained by us. We are not responsible for the practices or the content of such other websites and apps.