Bellingham’s Gear Aid named innovator of the year

Gear Aid, a Bellingham outdoor equipment company, was awarded the Innovator of the Year in the 2017 Washington Manufacturing Awards by Seattle Business Magazine. The awards were determined by a panel of seven judges. Gear Aid’s prize was awarded based on its demonstrated commitment to innovation, leading-edge business practices and creating value for customers.

Gear Aid is a gear care and repair company for the outdoor, sporting goods and SCUBA industries. It offers more than 100 products, and is rooted in innovation and lean manufacturing.

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