Hey there, loyal USA Made folks, we've got a really exciting announcement to make: we're trying out a new line of bags!
The back story here involves a partnership, a heavy dose of entrepreneurism and a 133 year-old company that got its start making sunshades for horse-drawn carriages. (That's right, we're talking pre-automobile here.)
One Friday afternoon back in April I got a phone call from a local business owner with an idea: American-made bags right here in Darke County, Ohio. I have my doubts, but agree to hear him out and visit his 66,000 square-foot building where I find a manufacturing facility featuring a state-of-the-art cutting machine, modern sewing equipment and an experienced and dedicated team.
Welcome to the Troy Sunshade Company. Founded in the late 1800's, this cut and sew manufacturing group has a long history of innovation and reinvention and, many designs, time trials and product tests later, together we landed on the following initial line of products: