Hi everyone. I hope you're all keeping safe and sane. Sorry for disappearing for the past 3 weeks, but I caught Covid-19. My case was mild, but that’s like saying I was mildly hit by a truck. Really, my...
Latest News from Patrick the Inventor
Many of you have asked if we’re still on schedule given the current crisis. The answer is yes, I expect production to be finished around April 7. That’s 1-week later than I wanted, but it has nothing to do with the virus, believe it or not! It was just a technical delay with one of the new pieces of equipment. This happens when you’re using new machinery for the very first time.
Frankly, I was expecting a shutdown. But the American factories that are making our product also manufacture highly regulated items like food packaging and medical equipment. Because of that, they are classified as “essential“ to the national supply chain. This includes our distribution facility, where our item will be assembled and shipped.
Happy St-Patrick's Day! All production lights are green. We are good to GO! Your shipments are being prepared. We are fortunate to be well-positioned. All my vendors and teammates work in a safe environment -- or remotely, like I do.
Our US manufacturing partners are operating with a high degree of care and at optimal capacity. I want to do my part as a small business to cope with this pandemic conscientiously, while maintaining full business continuity.
Quick update today: I speak to our suppliers daily. None are experiencing disruptions. If ever any do, I will be open and honest with you. But for now, production remains on schedule. If you pre-order now, you get guaranteed first delivery...
So I just reopened my online store. Go ahead, pre-order now. You get guaranteed first delivery and free shipping, a $10 value