Plexiglass could be as hard to find as N-95 masks

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Every cashier in every store that has been allowed to open across the country is protected by a wall of plexiglass, but as more businesses reopen, demand for the product is skyrocketing.

And that is leading to fears of possible shortages of the trademarked plastic sheets.

Not only is it used as a shatterproof barrier, it's also used to make face shields for our frontline health care workers.

The German company that invented and patented the stuff is ramping up production but suppliers are warning of possible bidding wars for the product.