Business to Business Opportunities and Products

by Dr. Justine Taylor

Disclaimer: OGVG does not endorse any of the products or services advertised below.

Products

Face Shields

Toolplas Systems recently patented a new face shield design that is differentiated due to the acrylic resin used that has provides great optics, and ensures that the users face is totally enclosed by the shield. The shield has been tested and proven by health care professionals in both the medical and dental fields.

For further information:

Toolplas Systems Inc.

Dennis Goggin, Director of Operations | mobile: 519-890-3355 | e-mail: dgoggin@toolplas.com


Government of Canada – PPE Supply Hub

  • The Government of Canada has launched a new web hub to bring together available resources for organizations buying and selling personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • The Supply Hub connects Canadian organizations from coast to coast to coast with federal, provincial, territorial and other resources and information about PPE, including consumer guidance.
  • Buyers will find PPE supplier lists, in addition to guidance to help plan their PPE purchases. As Public Services and Procurement Canada continues to engage with our partners and advisory groups, the hub will evolve to include additional resources.

Disinfect Express

We provide a disinfecting and odour control fogging service.  Our environmentally product is effective in killing 99.999% of viruses and bacteria, including Covid-19.  The disinfectant we use is environmentally friendly and Health Canada approved.

We our services can be very valuable to the greenhouse industry  in their efforts to prevent and control the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace.  In particularly I  think our fogging services are ideal for use in bunkhouses, warehouses, offices and lunch rooms.

Below is a link to our website for further information on our services and the products we use: www.disinfectexpress.ca


Ontario PPE Suppliers

To support business-owners, workers and the economic recovery of the province, the government has launched a website to provide businesses with information on personal protective equipment (PPE) suppliers. The Workplace PPE Supplier Directory has an up-to-date list of Ontario companies and business associations that are ready to supply personal protective equipment.


Rapid Response Platform

Does your company require PPE as Canada returns to work? As Canada’s industries return to work, there is an increased demand for PPE.  BASF has also sponsored and developed a platform, the Rapid Response Platform, that automatically matches supply with demand, simplifying supplier discovery during the procurement process. Check out the website for more details or to make a request.

Questions? Contact us contact@rrpcanada.com


Protect Canada

Protect Canada is designed for lower volume buyers. They supply PPE to the Government, Long Term Care Facilities and other Government Agencies.  This site was setup in order to allow smaller clinics and groups to purchase authentic PPE from a Health Canada Approved supplier.  If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at info@protectcanada.ca


Monarch Basics

Face shields, masks, sanitizer and cleaning products – 519 966-2400


Windsor-Essex PPE Sources

The following list of suppliers was provided by the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Sanitizer:

  • Hiram Walker:  (519) 254-5171
  • Wolfhead Distillery:  (519) 726-1111
  • BASF:  (226) 826-2100

PPE:

  • Windsor Textiles Group (face masks):  Toll Free: 1-800-689-5154
  • Coachworkx (masks):  (519) 944-3109
  • Ford Motor Company (face shields): (519) 257-2020
  • Windsor Mold Group (face shields):  (519) 258-3211
  • Ag-Tronic Controls and Accu-Label (mask strap extenders):  (519) 727-0888
  • Vistaprint (face shields):  (519) 727-0008
  • Reko International (face shields):  (519) 737-6974
  • Brians Custom Sports (medical gowns):  customer_service@briansmfg.com

Ontario PPE Sources

The following update is from the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation.

  • Trillium Manufacturing Network has a list of Ontario companies who are now producing COVID-related products. This list contains over 30 Windsor-Essex companies.

Homemade Face Masks

We have been made aware that 150 homemade masks are available at a cost of $5.00 each through Marie Hall (519-776-6073). Essex region.


X.Labs FEEVR temperature monitor

FEEVR ✅ – is a quick and effective artificial intelligence (AI) based system for screening and detecting individuals with elevated temperature entering your facility. News Release. 

They are presently receiving orders of “Thermal Imaging” products and delivery for next week. Limited units available.

Here is your unique “FEEVR” code and link:

COVID107 https://www.feevr.tech/?referral-code=COVID107

Website will explain  everything you need to know plus all items included. Fill out required fields to place your order.

Cost: $2,500.00 US – per package plus freight.


Packright Disposable Protective Visor

Please contact Patrick Moscone, patrickmoscone1959@gmail.com, 604-209-8854 for availability of these visors.


BumperCrop App

The team at BumperCrop have worked in conjunction with growers over the past two weeks on a new App to help address the New Zealand rules for operating during the COVID-19 lockdown period. Although not all rules are the same internationally, it could be very useful for growers in different countries as well. Read more at Floral Daily.



Hotels

RVezy.com

Joel Walters from RVezy.com is working with several farms in Ontario to provide emergency RV accommodations for migrant workers in self isolation and or quarantine. If you are interested in having RVs delivered on site to your location please let us know as we have over 5000 trailers and motorhomes readily available across the country. A few examples of what we are doing: Toronto Sun ,Global, Toronto star

An RV is a humane, self-contained, and comfortable accommodation that can help with self-isolation and quarantine protocols. We are a Canadian company and we want to help our fellow Canadians get through this. We have the ability to coordinate up to 100 RVs per day in any given region across the country. Please reach out to me directly for assistance or view our intake form.

www.RVezy.com

m: 613.720.1528  e: joel@rvezy.com


April 21 Leamington Hotel Update – Leamington Chamber of Commerce

Best Western Plus- $109.00 for single room 20 of those available –  129 for 2 beds none available at this time (also have food service 42.00 a day for three meals.)

Days Inn- No rooms available right now , but do have migrant workers in rooms

Quality Inn- Rooms available $125 plus tax per room and they would need to email the hotel before they approve and confirm as they have questions that need to be asked prior to approval.

Wiggles- No answer left message

Rymals- have some rooms available but need to know in advance $70.00 for 1 bed $80.00 for 2 bed

Sun Parlor Motel-$79.00 per night but not really wanting to house the migrant workers as it makes the other guest uncomfortable at this time ( No rooms available at this time)

Talbot Trail Inn – $100.00 per night but none available right now – will have more open in about a week


Comfort Inn Windsor – Preferred Rates for Incoming International Workers

The the attached flyer for rates and the Comfort Inn Windsor. This may be an option if you are looking for quarantine facilities.


OFVGA List of Hotels

OFVGA has collected a list of hotels offering accommodations.


SunRay Accommodations for Incoming International Workers

The Sunray group of hotels has availability at a number of their properties. Contact them directly for more information. The portfolio of properties can be viewed here.

Linda Jamieson
Executive Director of Sales and Marketing
Cell: 416 – 873 – 5069
linda.jamieson@sunraygroup.ca


Horizen B&B – Leamington

We can host up to 10 migrant workers. Price is $600 a night for all 10 guests. Contact for availability.

Shelby Foster – Owner/Host, 226-924-4495, info@horizenbnb.com



Laundry Services

Fletcher’s Cleaners -Leamington

Fletcher’s is available to launder clothing for guest workers who are in quarantine and are unable to use communal laundry services in bunk house situations. Pricing is per pound and is based on volume but include wash, fold and individual packaging along with pickup and delivery in the Leamington & Kingsville and surrounding areas. Our commercial laundry services include anti-bacterial and anti-viral added to all wash loads at no added charge.

Currently our essential business is open but our doors are closed to the public, all inquiries should be directed by phone or text to 519 566-4558 (Jeff Lamotte cell) or 519 819-5752 (Maureen Lamotte cell)

Fletcher’s Cleaners, 245 Erie St, South Leamington



Food/Catering Services

Leamington/Kingsville Taskforce for Greenhouse Employees

Folks from the Leamington/Kingsville area! We are working to create a taskforce specifically for greenhouse workers, as we have been working in collaboration with greenhouses to limit an influx of people in grocery stores! If you are interested in helping out, please sign up by putting your name on this sheet and I will be in contact with you shortly!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdgcbEcmvUABKj2CJh-tO6COWAm_dhvV2QI9aUJDsaQioiknw/viewform

If you are looking to volunteer in any other capacity, turn to our general volunteer page https://www.facebook.com/groups/908694832895757/


Roma Club – Leamington

The Roma Club currently offers two takeout menus:

1 – A modified large volume, family-style, non-individual served menu (some items may be individually portioned – check with Gio)

2-  An individual take-out menu. It does not change week-to-week yet. 24 hour notice required.

Contact: Call 519-326-9539 or email romaclub@cogeco.net


Essex County Mutual Aid

https://www.facebook.com/essexcountymutualaid/

Essex County Mutual Aid is a volunteer organization created to support both those at risk and those in general need in the area to access groceries etc. There are almost 100 volunteers waiting to support to ensure that no one goes without while reducing the risk of COVID-19 spread.  This service can be reached through email at mutualaidessexcounty@gmail.com or via facebook at Essex County Mutual Aid through the messenger option. Please consider utilizing this service rather than group trips to the grocery store. The group is open to having specific discussions/agreements to deliver this service through the 14-day isolation period to support meeting your contractual requirements.

 

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