Meet the Consortium Companies
These innovators are the partner organizations working together under the AZ Covid Consortium umbrella to create a safer Arizona, for today and tomorrow.
is the world’s leading provider of safety restraint products for the aerospace and defense industries. Renowned for its aviation passenger seatbelts, it is–in fact– also the technology leader in the manufacturing of aviation airbag restraint systems. AmSafe is the first and only company to have a seatbelt airbag system installed worldwide on both commercial and general aviation aircraft. In March 2020, AmSafe temporarily shifted, applying its manufacturing expertise to manufacturing PPE. AmSafe’s domestic PPE production included both masks and gowns, a great number of which were donated to tribal nations and municipalities in Arizona.
Arizona Chapter of the National Safety Council (ACNSC)
is a 501c3 non-profit safety organization focused on keeping Arizonans safe at work, home, play or on the highway. As a Chapter of the National Safety Council, America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate for over
100 years, ACNSC is a mission-based organization focused on eliminating the leading causes of preventable death so people can live their fullest lives. We focus our efforts where we can make the greatest impact: workplace, roadway and impairment. We tap the expertise, talent and passion of our network to develop research and ready-to-use toolkits to help companies tackle important issues affecting their workers. With more than 50,000 members, NSC relies on top quality training programs and professionals to advance our mission to keep people safe from the workplace to anyplace.
A patented high-quality organic gel created by AHS in Sonora, Mexico. The main compound of the gel is chitosan, a compound extracted from shells of crabs and shrimp. Organic hand and skin disinfectant that eliminates 99.99% of bacteria and is 100% biodegradable.
CIRQ+ the ultimate Smart Room system for Hospitality has stepped up to take on COVID-19 by leveraging its Cloud based platform to launch CIRQ+CLEAN and CBOT, the world’s 1st IoT Autonomous touchless cleaning robot. This affordable and breakthrough technology solution electrostatically sprays an all-natural EPA registered disinfectant treating surfaces and spaces in minutes without manual labor.
CIRQ+ is primed and ready 24 / 7 to help Hotels, Schools, offices, hospitals and other commercial properties provide people confidence to safely reenter spaces knowing they have a new standard of protection against COVID-19 and other pathogens today and in the future!
DIRCKS MOVING & LOGISTICS
Dircks Moving and Logistics is a Phoenix-local moving company with Mayflower and UniGroup connections that allow them to facilitate best-in-class residential moves, commercial moves, and logistics services. Dircks Moving & Logistics has been family-owned and operated since its beginnings over 30 years ago, and is one of the longest-trusted full-service moving companies in Arizona. As a multi-award-winning agent for Mayflower Van Lines, Dircks serves not only the entire state of Arizona, but the entire United States and the globe. Now, they’re bringing their logistical expertise to the Consortium.
Eco Safety Products
is an Arizona based pioneer in bio-renewable chemistry for the paints and coatings market with a specialty focus within the green building industry. Our customers range from Fortune 100 to DIY users who demand safer high-performance chemicals while reducing the carbon footprint. Our mission is to replace toxic chemicals with alternatives that solve problems. When Covid-19 arrived, we were asked to solve critical issues related to infection control programs. Those challenges include eliminating the use of chemicals of high concern, overcome user application error, overcome long product dwell times and to increase product efficacy lifespan. Our solution was to launch a 3-step Safer High Touch Surfaces Program: 1) Disinfect: Defender, A Non-Toxic EPA Registered List-N & Biofilm Registered Disinfectant with a 1 to 4-minute kill time plus enhanced residual kill. 2) Protect: Eco-AG+, Non-Toxic Antimicrobial Surface Protectants and Coatings that prevent up to 99.99% microbe growth for the lifetime of the film. 3) Clean: Eco-Fast 500, a biodegradable Bio-Based pH neutral micro-emulsion concentrated degreaser & cleaner for optimum regular maintenance that eliminates organic matter and other contaminants from harboring bacteria.
eHealth Nexus was formed in 2011 to provide next-generation solutions to health care challenges, using the power of innovative technologies. Their vision builds on the concept of “connected health”, placing the patient/consumer at the center of their health decisions and healthcare provider network. Today, eHealth Nexus is focused on improving responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring people can return to their normal lives safely. For that reason, they’ve created the StayKlearTM brand of novel healthcare products, including hand sanitizer and a nose shield with an air filter, to help prevent infections and the spread of disease.
GCU CANYON VENTURES FOR INNOVATION
Located on the Opportunity Zone of West Phoenix, Arizona, GCU’s Canyon Ventures is a startup business accelerator. Their unique program educates, mentors, and connects startup ventures with the right relationships and resources to flourish, including a proprietary business accelerator program. Their wide variety of onsite resources include media production; cyber-security services; sales training programs; app, web, and software development; an outsourced sales organization; and an equity funding group. GCU’s Canyon Ventures espouses faith in the local community and generous investments to bring energy and excitement into growing businesses.
GLOBAL CHAMBER – HERMOSILLO
Global Chamber Hermosillo supports the success of companies growing from and landing in Hermosillo. Global Chamber® is a unique, growing community of CEOs, executives, and leaders in 525 regions around the world, focused on helping companies grow in more than one metro area. They help companies import, export, reduce risk, and grow through new connections and a variety of virtual services. The Hermosillo chapter is helmed by Christian Aguirre, an experienced consultant who has directed both public and private Business Incubators in Hermosillo, Mexico.
is a non-profit organization that empowers our Heroes in the Phoenix community through entrepreneurship, employment, and education. Herozona works with veterans, first responders and others to bring social good to our future generations and under-served communities. Herozona’s premier community programs include: drive-through COVID-19 testing, the Bridge Forum, Tools for School events and National Veteran Hiring Summits.
i-calQ was founded in 2011 to commercialize the use of smartphones as a platform for point-of-care testing. Initial research showed that smartphones were able to provide quantitative lab test results that could be combined with medical decision support algorithms to provide a comprehensive disease management solution. This team of medical, business, optics, industrial design, and information technology experts develops practical, affordable and accurate medical care technology with point-of-care diagnostics integrated with smartphone-based analytics disease support. They joined the Consortium as a service provider for point-of-care diagnostics.
is an early stage technology company applying biophotonics to solve difficult air purification and disinfection problems in commercial spaces. Commercial HVAC systems are energy efficient however do not provide for healthy and safe air. CV-19 has exposed the shortfalls of HVAC systems in providing safe and healthy air in commercial spaces. The key is purifying and disinfecting air fast-very fast-beyond ASHRAE standards in minutes if not seconds. Also key is downward flow of air not up like most purifiers as pathogens and air pollutants are near the floor of commercial spaces. Our products provides very fast air changes ie minutes or seconds through HEPA Medical Grade filters 99.97% with intense UV light engine that inactivates/kills in less than 0.5 seconds viruses, bacteria and mold spores. The Priority 100 model is available mid 2021 at $699 or for $30 per month-3 yr lease program and is Easy to install on the wall with VESA bracket.
Jordan Manufacturing Company, Inc. is a family-owned and operated business located in Monticello, IN. It has been a leader in the outdoor industry for over 40 years, with a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and equipment that opened in April 2007. Over the past thirteen years, they have served as one of the premier drop ship vendors in the country. The company has invested in systems and equipment to ensure the fastest turnaround times in the nation for manufactured goods. Jordan also has the ability to ship from two separate locations, one in Yuma, AZ, and the corporate headquarters in Monticello, IN. The corporate headquarters is currently expanding the facility to ensure high standards continue to be met with growing product demand. In conjunction with the Indiana State Medical Association, they have temporarily expanded their sewing, manufacturing, and dropshipping services to include disposable PPE gowns and facemasks.
a full-service web development shop and startup studio, is developing SchoolTrace, a first-to-market contact tracing application designed to keep K-12 campuses safe and school communities informed. SchoolTrace leverages data all schools already collect to determine the risk profile of a student or staff member who contracts or comes into contact with the Corona-virus and uses CDC guidelines to initiate proactive and practical protocols in response.
Lution labs, LLC
is a collaboration of two entrepreneurs who were in process of manufacturing a novel antimicrobial surface protectant in early 2019. A photocatalytic coating that uses the power of visible light to denature bacteria and viruses. Then came Covid-19. Our mission was clear: we had the technology to help the world with this outbreak! Through extensive research and our professional network, we’ve made rapid progress with our EPA registered product, hylight Surface Protect Platinum™. Our patented product is a ready-to-use, residual, antimicrobial surface coating that bonds to any applied surface providing years long surface protection. The creation of hydroxyls via the photocatalytic reaction provides rapid, high efficacy, non-toxic surface protection. We are a proud Arizona company and focused on deploying this product worldwide.
is a medical equipment supplier based out of San Antonio, Texas that provides AEDs, PPE, supplies, accessories, training and durable medical equipment. We are dedicated to providing CPR and AED equipment wherever it is needed most, and have also been assisting in the distribution of masks, gloves, hand sanitizers, and other covid related PPE since the onset of the pandemic. We take seriously our commitment to our community, a commitment that can be seen in both San Antonio’s choice to entrust us with fulfilling a significant portion of the city’s PPE needs as well as depending on Medwheels to supply the city’s defibrillator needs.
Noral Clean Technologies (NCT)
a subsidiary of Noral Holding Company, was founded in 2019. The mission of Noral Clean Technologies is to be the first line of defense against harmful organisms. We develop and distribute innovative and breakthrough technologies to combat mold, bacteria, and viruses on surfaces and in the air. We protect environments for a variety of industries including, agricultural, office environments, government facilities, schools & universities, hospitality including restaurants and hotels, hospitals, manufacturing, sports & entertainment, and many more. NCT is a national, officially authorized distributor of patented, EPA and FDA registered, disinfectants that provide an innovative, protective seal coating that prevents contaminants from living on those surfaces for 90 days. This unique system is designed for offices, retail spaces, entertainment venues, and any environment that needs to be kept free from harmful organisms living on surfaces.
is a chemical manufacturer based in Phoenix, Arizona with the mission to innovate and develop high performance, cost- effective, and environmentally safe cleaners and EPA registered disinfectants for a variety of industries. Today, Pantheon products are used by governments, commercial enterprises, and consumers who share our desire to promote human health and safety, protect ecosystems and environments, and improve working conditions. Our motto is: “We can do better.”
PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANTS
Phoenix International Consultants Inc. operates as a strategic consulting firm. The firm provides consulting services to businesses, government, and organizations involved in the development of health care, insurance, aviation, airport services, technology, transportation, sustainable energy, philanthropy, education, investments, financial services, and defense. They have joined the Consortium as consultant on behalf of US POWER AZ PPE.
POWER HOTEL GROUP
an Arizona company, develops, owns and operates four hotels throughout the greater Phoenix area. Hotels include, Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West, Doubletree by Hilton Phoenix Gilbert, Best Western Legacy Inn and Suites and the new Courtyard by Marriott Mesa at Wrigleyville West.
RAI Health is creating safer health environments, one person at a time. They leverage AI-powered computer vision to optimize profitability and productivity across a variety of spaces and convert live video into actionable intelligence using the cutting edge Viztel™ platform. RAI Health uses this patent-pending technology to urge compliance through real-time nudging and displays. Viztel™ allows for hand sanitization monitoring, temperature detection, social distancing and notification of areas to disinfect to help prevent the spread of infections, capabilities they bring to the Consortium’s defense efforts for Arizona.
a healthcare technology and service provider to essential businesses. Focusing on Workers’ Compensation and return to work solutions for more than a decade as ServRx. Now, ServRTW is helping companies protect their staff from infection and the spread of COVID-19 with the most affordable and effective return to work solution available. A HIPAA Compliant, end to end, daily CDC Compliance health survey, tracking, and monitoring solution with point of entry thermal imaging, facial recognition, and point-of-care saliva rapid testing for COVID-19, Influenza A, Influenza B, HIV, and other diseases.
SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS
Squire Patton Boggs is a full-service global law firm. We provide insight at the point where law, business, and government meet, giving you a voice, supporting your ambitions, and achieving successful outcomes. Our multidisciplinary team of over 1,500 lawyers in 45 offices across 20 countries provides unrivaled access to expertise and invaluable connections on the ground. It is a seamless service that operates on any scale – locally or globally. It encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction, and market. And we place you at the core of everything we do.
Piana Group, the 439-year-old textile company known for breakthrough chemical treatment innovations for fiber and nonwoven textiles in automotive, appliance and bedding markets, has turned their resources towards COVID-19 protection. The innovative new Piana Protection ™ technology enables any textile or porous surface to be protected with an antiviral and antibacterial treatment with fibers that are treated throughout and highly durable. The Piana Group’s solution relies upon advanced silver chemistry and patented Piana fiber treatment processes that ensure efficacy within minutes of contact.
TWINVAY PRODUCTS, INC.
Twinvay Products, Inc., is an Arizona-based global manufacturer and trading company specialized in the procurement and distribution of quality personal protective equipment (PPE). Our mission is to be the strongest partner for our clients by providing the highest quality of products and services for in-demand markets while sustaining a trusted gold standard in ethics, efficiency, and flexibility. We focus on quality and reliability in the supply chain with N95 NIOSH certified masks and FDA-approved nitrile gloves.
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
The University of Arizona, a land-grant university with two independently accredited medical schools, is one of the nation’s top public universities. Established in 1885, the UA is widely recognized as a student-centric university and has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The UA ranked in the top 25 in 2018 in research expenditures among all public universities, according to the National Science Foundation, and is a leading Research 1 institution with $687 million in annual research expenditures. The UA advances the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships as a member of the Association of American Universities, the 62 leading public and private research universities in the U.S. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $4.1 billion annually.
US POWER AZ PPE
is a manufacturer of 3-Ply, smart, surgical-grade, disposable recyclable face masks for the general public utilizing technology that deactivates up to 99.997 percent of microorganisms and is marketed in bulk quantities. Located in a brand-new facility in the Gateway Technology Commerce Center in Mesa, Arizona, USA, POWER PPE is a proud Arizona owned and run organization and member of Local First AZ. Products include the 3-Ply Smart Masks and 3-Ply Smart Filter inserts.
is an Environmental, Health and Safety online marketplace headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. We specialize in connecting Environmental, Health, and Safety Professionals with Companies on-demand. Our vetting process ensures the deep roster of nationwide professionals are interviewed, background checked, insured, and certified so they are ready to perform when needed. YellowBird uses technology to save companies money and time. Safety has never been so simple! YellowBird has proudly launched a lab-science based Industrial Hygiene COVID-19 protocol to help reopen businesses and public facilities confidently