CONCORD, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – Thousands of pounds of dry ice continue to be produced at a facility in Concord, which is aiding in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. CMC Dry Ice started manufacturing the product earlier this year and the business already has plans to expand just to keep up with demand.
FOX 46 was given a behind-the-scenes look at how the company is producing dry ice. A large machine helps turn carbon dioxide into a solid. When the machine first turns on it lets out a cloud of gas.