InkCycle’s Rick Krska to Appear at Senate Hearing on Manufacturing Industry and COVID-19 Pandemic

LENEXA, Kan. — On Tuesday, Nov. 17, InkCycle President and Chief Executive Servant Rick Krska will appear at a hearing convened by U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan, titled “Examining the American Manufacturing Industry’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

The hearing will examine the American manufacturing industry’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as the production of personal protective equipment, ventilators, and other equipment and goods essential to the nation’s public health efforts. This hearing will also focus on the ways in which manufacturers have adapted to new demand and related international competition issues.

Krska, founder and majority owner of supplies company TonerCycle/InkCycle, recently launched Emerald Prairie Health, which sources and manufactures health products like hand sanitizer and face masks.

Krska will appear along with other notable witnesses including Ravi Bulusu, founder, MolMas; Neil Gilman, President, Gilman Gear; Tiffany Stovall, Chief Executive Officer, Kansas Manufacturing Solutions; and Michael Wessel, Commissioner, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

The hearing, held by the Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection (Hybrid), of which Sen. Moran is chairman, takes place Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at 2:30 pm EST in the Russell Senate Office Building 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on

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