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Made in the Grand Valley: Hill People Gear

October 26, 2016 – CompanyWeek has put out another great profile on a Grand Junction-based outdoor manufacturing company, Hill People Gear. The company, which makes high-quality outdoor gear, was founded in 2010 by brothers Scot and Evan Hill, whom have spent their entire lives enjoying America’s wilderness. They test their products themselves and their primary testing ground is right here in Colorado’s Grand Valley:

“Our designs are driven by actual end users,” Scot Hill says. “Evan and I hold our business meetings every morning while we mountain bike, hike, or cross-country ski. We’re out on a daily basis using our gear and constantly looking for ways to improve it. As a result, it’s a lot simpler and cleaner in design. A lot of other companies’ gear is more focused on color palettes and features rather than actually moving weight from point A to point B as comfortably and safely as possible.”

Read the full story in CompanyWeek, the premier news source for the manufacturing industry in Colorado.

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