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Chris Meehan

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Alpine Luddites

By Chris Meehan | Jan 31, 2018

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

Founder and owner John Campbell's long career in backpack manufacturing led him to make specialized custom packs for ice climbers, mountaineers, and bicyclists.

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Crescent Moon Snowshoes

By Chris Meehan | Jan 15, 2018

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

President Jake Thamm is basking in the success of the company's latest invention, the EVA All-Foam Snowshoe, which has received a blizzard of attention and awards since its 2017 debut.

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KJ Wood Distillers

By Chris Meehan | Jan 08, 2018

Brewing & Distilling Food & Beverage Colorado

Founder K John Wood moved southwest to plant the flag for his eponymous distillery.

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Venture Snowboards

By Chris Meehan | Dec 04, 2017

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

The husband-and-wife team of Klem and Lisa Branner keep carving out awards with classic snowboards manufactured at the foot of the slope.

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Moots

By Chris Meehan | Oct 22, 2017

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

New President Drew Medlock grabs the handlebars of the longstanding bicycle manufacturer.

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Mile Hi Distilling

By Chris Meehan | Oct 09, 2017

Brewing & Distilling Industrial & Equipment Colorado

Founder Mike Warn is bridging the gap between grandpa's basement and craft distilleries.

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M & R Durango, Inc.

By Chris Meehan | Sep 17, 2017

Bioscience & Medical Food & Beverage Supply Chain Colorado

M & R Durango's founder and President Lee Anne Merrill specializes in biological grasshopper control that's both effective and environmentally friendly.

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Recap: CompanyWeek 2017 Manufacturing Growth & Investor Conference

By Chris Meehan | Sep 15, 2017

Colorado

Showcasing a maker future: Growth companies steal spotlight as experts debate manufacturing and funding prospects

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Warbonnet Outdoors

By Chris Meehan | Sep 05, 2017

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

Brandon Waddy says camping hammocks are increasingly popular alternatives to tents thanks to comfort and compactness.

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Seek Outside

By Chris Meehan | Jun 17, 2017

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

Husband-and-wife founders Kevin and Angela Timm started making durable, lightweight outdoor goods to meet their own needs. Now they're raising the tent stakes higher.