Author

Chris Meehan

All articles by Chris Meehan

...
Profiles

DaleBoot

By Chris Meehan | Mar 16, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Utah

The originator of the foam-injected liner is the only manufacturer that's still making ski boots in the U.S.

...
Profiles

SG Aerospace & Gas

By Chris Meehan | Mar 15, 2021

Aerospace & Electronics Industrial & Equipment

President Mike Sneddon reacted to a changing market, and aerospace work has skyrocketed for his Western Slope manufacturer.

...
Article

Outdoor Industry: An Enviable Engine to Manufacture Economic Growth

By Chris Meehan | Feb 25, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

As outdoor brands look to reshore production, they're finding mountain towns and rural communities are not only great places to test gear, they can also support tech-fueled manufacturing operations.

...
Profiles

Blaze Bicycles

By Chris Meehan | Feb 08, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Utah

With an explosion in sales due to COVID-19, Pierre Chastain is anticipating more demand than ever for his handcrafted bikes.

...
Profiles

Aria Custom Design

By Chris Meehan | Feb 01, 2021

Built Environment Colorado

Co-founder Chris Lobato has moved his built environment manufacturer to Denver and rebranded as its offerings continue to grow.

...
Profiles

Never Summer Industries

By Chris Meehan | Jan 24, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

The iconic outdoor manufacturer continues to innovate as it enters its fourth decade of manufacturing snowboards.

...
Profiles

RockyMounts

By Chris Meehan | Dec 07, 2020

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

Founder Bobby Noyes says his bike rack manufacturer is booming, due in large part to a pandemic-fueled pedaling craze.

...
Profiles

BREK Electronics

By Chris Meehan | Nov 09, 2020

Aerospace & Electronics Energy & Enviro Colorado

President Dr. Kala Majeti and CTO Robert Erickson co-founded their startup around game-changing solar efficiency.

...
Profiles

Springbar

By Chris Meehan | Nov 03, 2020

Consumer & Lifestyle Utah

CEO Pace Measom is positioning the legacy tent-maker for the future with a hybrid manufacturing strategy that's being executed at a new Utah facility and with partners overseas.

...
Profiles

DT Swiss

By Chris Meehan | Nov 02, 2020

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

The standout manufacturer has brought Swiss engineering to Grand Junction, making some of the world's best bike parts near Grand Mesa.