Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Grant Recipient Showcase 

The New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NY MEP), with help from Empire State Development (ESD), provided grants to NYS manufacturers and technology companies under the COVID Recovery initiative. ITAC administered the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Assistance Fund in two phases. Phase 1 assisted companies working to extend the lifespan of PPE and Phase 2 supported the scaling needs of PPE manufacturers.

The following companies, listed in alphabetical order, received grants as part of the PPE Assistance Fund. In total, 26 NYS manufacturers received over $250,000 in grants. The maximum award amount was $10,000. Here are some highlights.


Finger Lakes Textiles (FLT)

MYT Works

Tratado LLC

Yula Corporation

ClearVision Optical

Folia Water Inc. dba Folia Materials

New York Embroidery Studio

uvcPhyzx Corp

Ziel Wear/Hudson Valley Mask Co.

CPAC Equipment, Inc.

Marrs Makers

TelosAir Corp

V Technical Textiles (VTT)