Whirlpool Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200296850/composite WHR +1.51% , Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW -0.80% and Reynolds Consumer Products Inc. /zigman2/quotes/216150988/composite REYN 0.00% said Thursday they were collaborating to to provide respirators to health care workers, who are struggling with a lack of personal protective equipment in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The companies said the equipment being made is a protective piece of headgear and respirator system made and sold through WIN Health Labs LLC. The equipment includes a powered, air-purifying respirator, or PAPR. Whirlpool designed and made the headset, Dow provided the polyethylene resin for the hoods and Hefty bags-maker Reynolds Consumer designed and produced the disposable hood. Volkswagen of America helped connect materials and supply chain partners.