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Chris Meehan

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LOCA Food

By Chris Meehan | Jun 01, 2021

Food & Beverage California

Founder Lauren Joyner's vegan queso sauces are quickly selling out online after the pandemic led her to pivot from the wholesale market.

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Rising

By Chris Meehan | May 12, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Utah

Founder Dylan Rothwell is netting a big win by manufacturing fishing nets in Utah as other companies struggle to import their products.

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Big Agnes

By Chris Meehan | May 10, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2021, the outdoor gear maker continues to innovate with new and more sustainable products.

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Light & Motion

By Chris Meehan | Apr 22, 2021

Aerospace & Electronics Consumer & Lifestyle Industrial & Equipment California

CEO Daniel Emerson envisions a bright future for the first mover in LED lights.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.