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Modular housing is getting a second look as Colorado confronts a lack of affordable homes

New Fading West home-building factory in Buena Vista can deliver two houses a day and is drawing interest from communities around the state.


New function for Phunkshun masks weaves connections through Colorado’s cut-and-sew community

The maker of technical ski wear saw its shuttered manufacturing plant rebound when Gov. Jared Polis wore one of its masks during a news conference. Now, Phunkshun is a major contributor to the Colorado Mask Project.


Virtual happy hour, barbell rentals, DIY craft kits: Colorado businesses share their coronavirus survival strategies

In these trying times of COVID-19 and government-mandated business shut downs, small business owners are getting creative as they’re forced to pivot or else face layoffs or permanent closures


Pueblo saw hemp as an economic opportunity, so it pounced with taxpayer dollars and hopes of growing big business

Pueblo Economic Development Corp. sees hemp as a natural extension of southern Colorado’s ag and industrial heritage, and is laying down cash and tax credits to lure companies that agree to meet job-creation goals


China tariffs are translating into higher prices, strategic shifts for the outdoor industry. But “it’s not something you can do overnight.”

The Colorado makers of Dynafit ski boots, Hestra gloves, Flylow Gear fishing gear and more share their approach to the U.S-China trade war


It’s not just China: The United States’ global trade war has Colorado companies seeking — and finding — workarounds

Colorado businesses are changing order times, strategizing inventory and using bonded transport to deal with the trade war impacts. They're also seeking out exclusions and tax-free Foreign Trade Zones.


Why a computer maker moved manufacturing to Denver, despite ongoing trade war with China

System76, one of nearly 6,000 manufacturers in Colorado, shares how it believes it can financially succeed and says others can, too