outerU proudly sources the best USA-made materials, and then cuts, glues, and stitches each faceGlove in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, USA.
fabric: POLARTEC, makes our fleece and nylon in Lawrence, MA
elastic: Rhode Island Elastic makes the white surgeon’s mask elastic used in our earloops.
CTS USA makes the black elastic used in our headstraps.
dies: Swanson Die in Manchester, NH made the dies that cut each faceGlove
cutting: Jerry, at Richardson’s Manufacturing in Silver Lake, NH die cuts every faceGlove, personally.
stitching: outerU gear, inc. in North Conway
and Richardson Manufacturing in Silver Lake, NH stitch and glue every faceGlove component.
glue press: To make our patent-pending, interchangeable straps, Geo Knight in MA made us a custom press.
glue: Adhesive Films in NJ makes the glue that unites our straps with the buttons of our patent-pending system.
packaging: Minuteman Press in North Conway prints our packaging.
ULINE: provides most of our packaging supplies
patent: Nixon Peabody in Albany, NY got outerU through the start-up phase.
marketing: Place Creative Company, Burlington, VT did our initial branding and packaging.
Scott Barber Film, Dan Dunn, and Josh Kunkel made videos
graphics and updates: Erin Sweeney, subcontractor-extrodinaire, updated packaging and graphics.
Website/Guide: Mike Cherim guides me through WordPress, and clients through the White Mountains.
development: Log House Designs in Chatham, NH took outerU through all the experimental stages of manufacturing.
mentorship: TItoune Meunier, founder of Wild Things Gear, lent me her machines and studio space.
Josh Kunkel wrote a business plan, helped raise initial funds, and set up the corporation.