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Laser Company in Paris builds shields to help protect against coronavirus

Posted at 6:34 PM, Aug 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-07 20:28:41-04

PARIS, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Bourbon County business has designed a desktop guard for schools to help protect children from spreading the coronavirus.

CWF Products normally works on signs and other laser products. But now, the company is doing its part in joining the fight of stopping the spread of the coronavirus. The laser company is making shields for desktops. It all started from a call with a teacher in Lexington.

"It's made of facing lexan, acrylic for the top, bottom and it's upright. It's easy to put together. It takes about 5-10 minutes max to put together, easy to take apart and easy to clean," CWF Products Owner Chuck Frysinger, said.

Frysinger says the shop has filled 100 orders of desk shields so far and has plenty coming in.

"We've had calls as far away as Texas for them. Tennessee has gotten ahold of us, people out of Indiana and local people as well," Frysinger said.

The desk shields have become so popular that CWF Products started making face shields, a job that is personal to the owner.

"It's something that, it's deadly, it's a silence that will hurt you," Frysinger said. "You don't know who is going to get it. I know some close friends who have gotten it really bad, I also know some people who have died from it. You just don't know, you've got to take all the protection you can."