NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SG Blocks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGBX) (“SG Blocks” or the “Company”), a leading designer, innovator and fabricator of container-based structures, announced today that the Company is working in tandem with Stone Clinical Laboratories to bring COVID-19 testing to Miami’s South Beach area, on behalf of Food Network’s annual Wine & Food Festival.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the festival, and offers uniquely crafted events, which showcase world-class wine, spirits, and food. SG Blocks, in collaboration with Stone Labs, will also be offering COVID-19 testing for the “Air & Sea Show & Music Explosion,” in which SG Blocks’ intends to provide medical modules for COVID-19 testing for the festival’s employees, vendors, VIP guests and attendees.
“As we get back to normal, or our new normal, we’re more than happy to be providing COVID-19 testing to entertainment venues and events in order for folks to feel safe and comfortable,” Paul Galvin, Chairman & CEO of SG Blocks noted. “We think quick, efficient and reliable pop-up medical testing of all kinds are only going to grow in popularity, and we’re pleased to be working with some of the best in the business, Stone Clinical Laboratories.”
To date, Stone has secured an additional 43 entertainment events which require COVID-19 testing for the balance of 2021. We anticipate joining the event tour when this site concludes in approximately 30 days.
About SG Blocks, Inc.
Founded in 2007, SG Blocks, Inc. is a premier innovator in advancing and promoting the use of code-engineered cargo shipping containers to design and provide safe, durable and environmentally friendly structures. The firm offers a product that exceeds many standard building code requirements, and also supports developers, architects, builders and owners in achieving greener construction, faster execution, and stronger buildings of higher value. Each project starts with GreenSteel™, the structural core and shell of an SG Blocks building, and then customized to client specifications. It has an exclusive ESR number, which was granted by the International Code Council and ensures its ability to meet and exceed all international building codes. Clients have included various retail clients, several branches of the U.S. military, and most recently, advances into the travel and healthcare space with hospitals and airports. For more information, visit www.sgblocks.com.
Founded in 2016 Stone Capital Group focuses on simplifying testing, improving the efficiency of molecular diagnostics, reducing consumer and corporate cost, and increasing overall access to innovative diagnostics and the quality of patient care. Stone uses PCR-based molecular testing to detect infectious diseases and other DNA/RNA based testing, while continually enhancing its offerings in complementary diagnostic services including chemistry, hematology, microbiology, pharmacogenetic and prescription drug monitoring.
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