MESA, Ariz. (May 5, 2020) – Ksport USA, an aftermarket automotive performance part manufacturer specializing in suspension and brake components, has recently teamed up with parent company, Autoline Industries, and sister company, Voodoo13 USA, to provide necessary personal protective equipment during the 2019-nCoV outbreak.
Autoline Industries, a manufacturing and distribution company headquartered in Mesa, Arizona, is the parent company to both Ksport USA and Voodoo13 USA, both specializing in providing high quality aftermarket automotive performance parts. All three teams had been closely monitoring the situation after first learning about it in late December 2019. Realizing that the situation was getting progressively worse, President of Autoline Industries, Nick Jackson, pulled all three teams together to discuss how they could help their communities combat the spread of the virus.
After a few hours of deliberation, the teams unanimously decided to pool their existing resources and relationships to begin manufacturing and distributing face masks and face shields to address the shortage under a new brand, “Huuman”.
The collection of team members that went to work on Huuman understood the value that personal protective equipment could serve early on and made it their goal to supply their communities with the equipment necessary to slow the spread of the virus. They began by distributing Disposable Face Masks and KN95 Respirators, a temporary approved alternative to the N95, to local healthcare facilities, business and individuals. By making the masks available to the general public, retail sales were able to better protect individuals when social distancing could not be avoided, as well as drive the company’s ability to donate to those in dire need of PPE but lacking access. A portion of all proceeds has gone to donations, with over 3500 masks distributed over the past two weeks to local non-profits such as A New Leaf and Christian Care, as well as communities in need, like the Navajo Nation.
Huuman also utilized 3D Printers and the engineering team at Voodoo13 USA to begin creating Face Shields for hospitals on a donation basis only. The completely transparent face shields offer high quality, distortion free protection of the eyes, nose and mouth by reducing exposure to aerosols, blood, bodily fluids and other splashes or sprays. Although designed to cover the full face, from eyebrows to chin, the face shields are recommended to be used in conjunction with other protective equipment.
Due to current events and following guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization, Huuman has prioritized providing in demand face masks. However, the team is committed to development is actively seeking new ways to support the ongoing efforts against COVID-19. For additional information, product details, and donation inquiries, please visit huumangear.com
About Ksport USA
Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Mesa, Arizona, Ksport USA Suspension Company is dedicated to bringing affordable, durable and high-performing suspension, brake and air ride systems to the automotive market. Built on a foundation of motorsports, Ksport products have been proven both on and off the track for over 16 years in countries across the globe. Learn more at ksportusa.com or follow Ksport on social @KsportUSA
About Voodoo13 USA
Headquartered in Mesa, Arizona, Voodoo13 USA is an aftermarket automotive performance part manufacturer specializing in the production of MIL-SPEC grade suspension components for both street and track vehicles. All products are proudly engineered, manufactured and assembled at their 100,000 Square Foot facility in Mesa, Arizona using only the highest quality materials sourced from US suppliers. Since its inception in 2013, Voodoo13 has become a brand synonymous with quality craftsmanship. Voodoo13 has set itself apart from the competition by being trusted both on and off the track by professional drivers and enthusiasts around the world. Learn more at voodoo13usa.com or follow Voodoo13 on social @Voodoo13USA.
About Autoline Industries
Headquartered in Mesa, Arizona, Autoline Industries is an innovative manufacturing and assembly company specializing in aftermarket automotive performance parts and mil-spec components for defense, aerospace and commercial industries. Autoline Industries has been locally owned and operated and proudly serving a multitude of industries across the greater southwest region since its founding in 2003. Learn more at autolinemfg.com or follow Autoline on social @AutolineMFG.