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3M to increase production of face masks after Trump order

Credit: REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi

April 3 (Reuters) - 3M Co MMM.N said on Friday it would continue to increase the production of respirators, after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was invoking the Defense Production Act to get the company to manufacture more face masks.

The company said it will work closely with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to produce the masks. (https://bit.ly/3dLDUfT)

(Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Devika Syamnath)

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