Health and Safety Industry

Advanced Peace of Mind

Shorter supply chain, longer trust

You need to trust your PPE, medical, and safety products every time you put them on and use them. We put that trust into every health and safety product we make, and it starts with US-sourced materials and products engineered and manufactured in the US. 

In addition to its Protex™ lines of N95 respirators and AAMI-level PPE gowns, Shawmut is a supplier of woven, knit, and laminated medical fabrics for critical OEM medical applications such as medical gowns, DVT prevention devices, and a host of technical fabric solutions in the healthcare and personal safety space. 

Health & Safety Industry Applications

Medical Component Manufacturing
From medical laminates and inflatables to custom soft goods fabrication.

AAMI Level 3 and 4 Medical Barrier Fabrics
We specialize in the lamination process to achieve barrier protection.

Made-in-the-USA Meltblown Media
USA quality for a wide range of respiratory applications.

Custom Dyeing and Finishing
Precise color matching and finishing for your healthcare application.

NIOSH-Approved N95 Disposable Respirators
We produce the best-fitting disposable N95 respirator for a wide range of face sizes.

Medical Device Component Parts
From straps to loop fabric and more, we excel at medical device soft composite materials.

Level 3 3-Ply Facemasks
Made-in-the USA quality and assurance.

Reusable and Disposable Isolation Gowns
Engineered solutions for on-shore or near-shore production.


We Create Solutions to Your Production Challenges

Will my N95 fit me?

Respirator fit comparison study shows that many popular N95 respirators do not meet the ASTM F3407 Respiratory Fit Capability standard.

Fabrics Engineered to Solve Hard Problems

Whether it’s a specific color with a functional texture, or a breathable, autoclavable viral barrier with a sleek technical look, Shawmut brings complex design visions to life.

FR Protective Barrier Fabric for Safety

Shawmut's innovative solution revolutionized protective textiles by laminating metalized film with a fire-retardant nonwoven.

Elevating Filtration through Unmatched Efficiency

Shawmut MB™ is a meltblown filter media other mask manufacturers are coming to us to make for them due to its high filtration properties, low air resistance, and lightweight.

How can we help you solve your most pressing health and safety materials challenge?

Health & Safety Industry Capabilities