Jun. 2, 2015

Asana Climbing is “Everything Bouldering”

by Boise Valley Economic Partnership

Summed up in a couple of words, Asana Climbing is "Everything Bouldering." Asana was born in Jamey Sproull's garage in 1999. With support from the local Boise crowd, Asana began designing and marketing crash pads in 2000. Still today, 15 years later, they are deeply committed to supporting climbers and the climbing community as a whole. Asana is a manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of almost everything a boulderer or climber may need or want. Asana builds custom landing systems for climbing gyms, personal outdoor bouldering pads, climbing gym climbing holds, chalk bags, and climbing packs. They also sell chalk, slacklines, computer games and lifestyle clothing. Hear directly from Jamey Sproull why Boise is the best place for Asana to do business by clicking here

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Mar. 1, 2015

Built in Boise: Glide Standup Paddle Boards

Photo by Built in Boise: Mike Kerby

Boisean Jeff Banks — a banker by day — and his partner turned passion into a business that’s making waves. For the full story on the start and growth of Glide Standup Paddle Boards, check out their Built in Boise story http://builtinboise.com/glide-paddleboards/

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Sep. 21, 2015

Heartland Recreational Vehicles to Open New Manufacturing Facility in Nampa

by Admin

Heartland Recreational Vehicles, a subsidiary of Thor Industries, (NYSE:THO), one of the world leaders in recreational vehicle manufacturing, has selected Nampa, Idaho as the location for its new manufacturing facility to produce the company’s popular Heartland line of travel trailers. Once completed, Heartland expects to use the manufacturing facility to expand production for West Coast markets.

The total estimated investment is approximately $11-12 million for the 248,000 square-foot facility located at 900 Karcher Road in Nampa. Heartland expects to employ approximately 120 new workers and begin production in the first quarter of calendar 2016.

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