Making Face Shields For A Coronavirus World

May 3, 2020

Southern Champion Tray is one of Chattanooga’s oldest manufacturers - around for nearly a century.

During this pandemic, the maker of food trays and paperboard packaging has shifted some of its operations to produce disposable face shields.


A worker wears a face shield.
Credit Southern Champion Tray

The company has been donating the shields to health care providers and first responders - but it’s also ramping up to sell them for businesses that need them.

David Chapman is a structural engineer at SCT who worked on the design…