As part of the national response to COVID-19, the Department of Defense (DoD) entered into a $1.3 million government investment with Brittany Global Technologies to sustain critical industrial base production of Berry Amendment compliant fabrics for U.S. military uniforms.
Brittany Global Technologies, a small business, intends to utilize Defense Production Act (DPA) Title III funds to replace a 40-year old dye process. The new dye range will allow the company to increase production capacity on plain dye (i.e. solid shade) and printed camouflage fabrics by approximately 50 percent.
“This increased capacity will ensure the U.S. government continues to have access to this domestic supplier,” said Deborah Rosenblum, who is performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy. “This investment will enable the company to respond to future surge requirements.”
Using funds authorized and appropriated under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, this DPA Title III investment will offset financial distress brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and allow Brittany Global Technologies to retain current staff.
Brittany Global Technologies’ headquarters and principal place of performance for the agreement is New Bedford, Massachusetts.
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