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October 9, 2018, 08:00 am MDT
Co-founder Chelsea Early is driving the rare domestic dancewear manufacturer to growth with custom designs for ballerinas.
October 3, 2018, 07:29 am MDT
For more than 30 years, owner Barry Stewart has kept the focus of his wood products firm on customization and quality.
September 18, 2018, 09:15 am MDT
Co-founders Meghan Marsden and Nancy Trangmar are innovating on the bra with 3D printing and a nimble approach.
September 13, 2018, 07:16 am MDT
Founder and CEO Cassy Burnvoth is using tallow -- or beef fat, for the uninitiated -- to manufacture naturally effective moisturizers, deodorants, and "Fat Sticks."
Rideable Bicycle Replicas
August 20, 2018, 01:29 pm MDT
Owner Greg Barron manufactures bicycles inspired by the models of the 1800s, with most parts made in-house.
Garden Grove, California
August 20, 2018, 01:11 pm MDT
President Bruce Higginson is steering the wheels manufacturer to dominance in off-road racing and the automotive aftermarket.
Borealis Fat Bikes
August 20, 2018, 09:09 am MDT
Co-founder and CEO Steve Kaczmarek seeks to build on momentum as a first mover in fat bikes, with an eye on innovation.
Grand Junction, Colorado
All Metals Welding & Fabrication
August 20, 2018, 09:07 am MDT
Owner Chris Muhr manufactures for outdoor brands, oil and gas companies, and just about everyone else on the Western Slope.
Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses
August 6, 2018, 08:15 am MDT
Founder Greg Parham is making tiny houses as well as places of business for entrepreneurs of "tiny commerce."
Industry Report: Outdoor Mfrs. & Tourism Collaborate in Colorado
July 26, 2018, 02:09 pm MDT
Colorado outdoor manufacturers are increasingly partnering with the state's tourism sector for marketing, testing, and retailing synergies.
Sherpa Adventure Gear
July 26, 2018, 07:31 am MDT
COO Tsedo Sherpa is building on her father's vision to create jobs and opportunities for the people of Nepal manufacturing unique outdoor apparel.
July 25, 2018, 11:22 am MDT
Co-founder Jason Olden is rethinking the design and delivery of outdoor gear and freeze-dried meals for backpackers with a nimble, customer-focused brand.
July 23, 2018, 01:12 pm MDT
Husband-and-wife co-founders Lawrence Grown and Christa Rybczynski are fusing a craft aesthetic and sustainable practices in their eye-catching lighting.
Music Makers: 15 Colo. Mfrs. Behind the Sounds
July 15, 2018, 01:39 pm MDT
From amplifiers to vinyl, here are 15 of the state's most notable manufacturers of instruments and other sonic products.
Huntington Beach, California
July 11, 2018, 03:55 pm MDT
Founder and CEO Jeff Straubel balances domestic and offshore manufacturing to create a notably broad catalog.
Garner Holt Productions
July 9, 2018, 08:08 am MDT
Garner Holt started his eponymous company as a teenager. More than 40 years later, it's the largest manufacturer of animatronics on the planet.
July 8, 2018, 08:39 am MDT
Co-founder and CEO Eric Miller is outfitting Mercedes-Benz vans for the great outdoors -- and then some.
June 26, 2018, 09:53 am MDT
Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer Grant Delgatty is manufacturing electric scooters that fold up for easy storage, designed with Millennials in mind.
June 25, 2018, 07:46 am MDT
Founder and CEO Paul Hunter upcycles old fabric into stylish new neckwear.
June 12, 2018, 08:00 am MDT
After starting with ski goggles, the Smith family business is now a leading domestic manufacturer of police and motorcycle helmets.
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