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Where Shredly Manufactures

By Chris Meehan | Oct 08, 2020

Consumer & Lifestyle California

Based in Colorado and manufactured in California, the brand launched functional, colorful women's mountain bike clothing when the trend was "any color as long as it's black."

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Bissy Energy

By Chris Meehan | Oct 05, 2020

Food & Beverage California

In launching new energy drinks and shots, the company is returning to the root -- or should we say nut -- of the soft drink industry: the kola nut.

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VAIREX air systems

By Chris Meehan | Sep 24, 2020

Aerospace & Electronics Energy & Enviro Supply Chain Colorado

Founder and CEO Ski Milburn is leading his air-compressor manufacturer to big growth in the booming fuel cell market.

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Dry Diggings Distillery

By Chris Meehan | Sep 18, 2020

Brewing & Distilling California

Founder Cris Steller says his Gold Country distillery balances contract production with a broad catalog for a loyal local following.

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Escapod Trailers

By Chris Meehan | Aug 26, 2020

Consumer & Lifestyle Utah

Business is booming at the upstart trailer manufacturer, thanks to a product built for flexible utility rather than a market niche.

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Phunkshun Wear

By Chris Meehan | Aug 17, 2020

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

CEO Jason Badgley pivoted the outdoor brand's manufacturing capacity to virus-fighting masks with a 6,000-square-foot expansion and new equipment.

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Earthly Labs

By Chris Meehan | Aug 14, 2020

Brewing & Distilling Cannabis & Hemp Energy & Enviro

Founder and CEO Amy George has developed technology for breweries to capture carbon dioxide and potentially market it to cannabis growers and other businesses.

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Deli Fresh Design

By Chris Meehan | Jul 31, 2020

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

Founder Ross White is giving used fishing and boating gear a second life as handcrafted fly-fishing gear.

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Western Mountaineering

By Chris Meehan | Jul 03, 2020

Consumer & Lifestyle California

Co-founder Gary Schaezlein's company has manufactured industry-leading sleeping bags and other down products in California for the last 50 years.

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Fourpoints

By Chris Meehan | Jul 03, 2020

Food & Beverage Colorado

Co-founders Kevin and Patrickm Webber are rethinking energy bars with hemp and prunes as primary ingredients.