Flexicon Corp., Bethlehem, PA, was granted a waiver by the state of Pennsylvania to continue operating during the COVID-19 pandemic as the company is part of the supply chain for life-sustaining businesses. The company produces essential products for the food, spice, beverage, pharmaceutical, soap and cleanser, paper, plastics and rubber, and chemical industries. The company’s operations in Australia, South Africa, and the UK also have remained open and fully functional.