Made in the USA

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.