Khurm Hussain, 41, is a second-generation textile worker. After nearly 20 years at Unifi, Inc., Khurm is now the director of flake, resin & staple fiber, and an expert in sustainability and technical innovation. Confronted with the PPE shortage spurred by COVID-19, Khurm has taken pride in the U.S. textile industry’s ability to develop lifesaving innovations and rapidly convert to PPE production: “This pandemic is an eye opener on some level that, you know, we just don't need to be working competitively. Let's work together and provide something that's a win-win situation for the industry—made in the USA and life protecting.”
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