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: Northeast Cutting Die in Dover, NH makes all the faceGlove tools
cutting: Jerry, at Richardson’s Manufacturing in Silver Lake, NH personally die cuts every faceGlove.
stitching: outerU gear, inc. in North Conway, stitches, glues, packages finished products, markets and sells the faceGlove
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.
videos: Scott Barber Film, Dan Dunn, and Josh Kunkel have all contributed to faceGlove video content.
graphics and updates: Erin Sweeney, subcontractor-extrodinaire, has redesigned packaging and graphics.
Website/Guide: Mike Cherim guides me through WordPress, and clients through the White Mountains in NH.
development: Log House Designs in Chatham, NH took outerU through all the experimental stages of manufacturing.
mentorship: TItoune Meunier, founder of Wild Things Gear, allows me to use her machines and beautiful studio space. Josh Kunkel wrote a business plan, helped raise initial funds, and set up the corporation.