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Apr 11, 2020

Reno-based Hamilton Medical awarded $551M contract to make ventilators

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RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — A Reno company has been awarded more than $550 million to help make ventilators during the coronavirus outbreak.

In a statement released on Friday, Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., said Hamilton Medical would receive a five-month, $551 million contract as part of a national effort to stockpile 100,000 ventilators over the next 100 days.

Amodei states the money is coming in the form of a firm-fixed-price contract that began on March 31.

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