La. firm to provide Ebola-resistant suits to feds
BATON ROUGE - Convergence Equity LLC of Baton Rouge will provide around 350,000 Ebola-resistant protective suits and gear to federal departments and agencies.
Under an agreement announced Thursday, Convergence is teaming with medical supplier TrillaMed LLC to provide the protective gear to federal agencies, as well as domestic and foreign health providers.
Convergence Equity's current inventory includes more than 3 million suits, gloves, booties and protective gear supplies. The company said it also has millions more products in its development pipeline.
Under the agreement, Convergence will supply TrillaMed with more than 1,000 Personal Protective Equipment kits. Convergence will also fill additional orders for protective domestically and internationally as needed.