The PE-backed Manufacturer behind GM's mask-making efforts
General Motors Pivots to Mask-Making with Help from Dukane
As businesses worldwide shift to manufacturing personal protective equipment needed for the fight against COVID-19, often it's the household names that make headlines. But operating behind the scenes are midsize companies like Dukane, which makes equipment used for welding plastic.
Dukane turned around an order in two days for units needed by General Motors for mask production, and it's begun making masks itself in Wisconsin and the Czech Republic. Dukane's private equity partners are active in ACG, and its story is an example of the positive contributions coming out of the ACG community, which we're featuring in an ongoing series.
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