Consumer & Lifestyle

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Profiles

Gnarly Nutrition

By Chris Meehan | Sep 12, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Food & Beverage Utah

Founder and CEO Eli Kerr is bringing sports nutrition to the outdoor industry.

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Industry Insights: Words of Wisdom from Manufacturers in 2021

By Eric Peterson | Sep 05, 2021

Aerospace & Electronics Brewing & Distilling Bioscience & Medical Built Environment Cannabis & Hemp Consumer & Lifestyle Food & Beverage Industrial & Equipment Supply Chain California Colorado Utah

CompanyWeek has profiled more than 150 manufacturers in 2021. For Labor Day, we've compiled a few of the most notable quotes from manufacturing leaders who we've interviewed since January.

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Shon Simon Co.

By Angela Rose | Aug 24, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Supply Chain California

As more brands reshore their manufacturing, Shon Simon says business is booming for her wholesale blank apparel and contract manufacturing company.

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Wūru Wool

By Chris Meehan | Aug 10, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Utah

Co-founder Matt Disney's startup is expanding quickly beyond its original blister wool to an increasing number of U.S.-made Merino wool garments.

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Method Manufacturing & Design

By Eric Peterson | Aug 04, 2021

Built Environment Consumer & Lifestyle Supply Chain Colorado

Co-founders Mike Caffey and Jeff Stout see a way to balance manufacturing for in-house brands as well as a growing number of local consumer and outdoor brands.

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Industry Report: Building an OI Manufacturing Cluster

Aug 03, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Supply Chain California Colorado Texas Utah

A holy grail for economic developers and the subject of academic research for more than a century, manufacturing clusters drive the global economy. On the Western Slope of Colorado, there's an opportunity to foster a cluster around the manufacturing of outdoor gear.

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Victor Guitar

By Gregory Daurer | Jul 26, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

Instrument maker, repairman, and educator Edward Victor Dick has built guitars and banjos -- as well as his own creative hybrid, the banjola.

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Geyser Systems

By Chris Meehan | Jul 26, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Colorado

Founder Jonathan Ballesteros' innovative portable showers conserve water -- and drive dynamic sales growth.

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REPSCO, Inc.

By Angela Rose | Jul 13, 2021

Brewing & Distilling Consumer & Lifestyle Food & Beverage Supply Chain California

President Paul Bennett is counting on the virtues of recycled slip sheets to wrap-up the packaging market where today, high-priced wood pallets are giving customers fits.

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Profiles

Jacquard Inkjet Fabric Systems

By Glen Martin | Jul 12, 2021

Consumer & Lifestyle Supply Chain California

President Hunter Ellis is positioning CA's intrepid fabric printer to compete against offshore producers even as random tariffs prove a challenge.