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Musician Creates Manufacturing Niche

By Liisa Andreassen When the Hunker Bag Co. launched in April 2015, it was music to the ears of many. Denton Hunker, currently the company’s only employee, is not only a musician, but apparently a master of the sewing machine too. Business is quite simply humming along. “I handle everything: from cutting out patterns and materials, to boxing and shipping out all orders from my studio located inside my East
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Iowa Company Keeps the Hunting Experience in its Sights

Boyt Harness is all about outdoor sporting gear By Lynn Ascrizzi Adaptability, creativity and quality are the distinctive hallmarks of long-time, successful businesses. And, let’s not forget plain, old-fashioned grit and hard work. Traits like these have kept Boyt Harness Co., LLC, based in the small city of Osceola, Iowa, moving ahead and growing over its 115 year history. Founded in 1901 by two leather-working brothers, Walter and John Boyt,
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Brit West:

Repurposing Dreams By Danna Burns-Shaw When you first meet Brittain Roberts, the self-taught artist and creator of Brit West, you are mesmerized by her sheer beauty. She is an authentic, stunning, high-style Wyoming cowgirl!  Brit's adventuresome life stories are plentiful, as she runs her shop, ranch and well-orchestrated life in the shadow of the majestic Grand Tetons. Brit has always been a creative adrenaline junkie. How many women do you