OUTDOOR PRODUCTS (outdoor products) continues to provide a firm simple quality goods at a reasonable price.
Philosophy that flows in the underlying, it was formed by the origins of the unusual brand.
From his father in the mid-1950s of Alto sur-brother of the brand founder, has been involved with trade of surplus military products,
began a retail store called 'Famous Department Store' in downtown LA in the early 1960s. At the time of the catalog Outdoor Products, 1970
In addition to the surplus of military products, it treats the camping equipment, including a camper, the department store, which also includes a facility to remake such as tents and bags for camping tarp military products was the first department store in the west coast. (At that time the store to sell together shoes and the bag was not.)
Entered in the 1970s, although the results as set up the camper specialized department to another location had been expanding, alto sur-brothers of their sales I noticed that there is a gap in the product group that was.
White shoes, white in the bag, white clothes, always had been purchased to select products that seems to be the best in the market from a variety of brands, useful tool in the actual scene, such as skiing, mountain climbing, canoeing enough some though, it commodity of such of the people involved in the activity 'everyday use' was not at all prepared. Outdoor Products at the time Famous Department Store-1
Its side does not mean you have not given buy overlook, is the durable goods in Risunaburu seen as everyday use to the people who know the real gear did not exist in the market.
So, to use the equipment that was in for the remake of the tarp of military products, it that was launched in 1973 was the Outdoor Products.
Because such a such origins, the first lineup was something strange, such as bags, sleeping bags, Gator, rain poncho are arranged without any context.
For many years, so it has continued treats with respect the best products as a gear, mean that those of the brand without the hand in the development of products that compete with such a commodity is concentrated in the item do not put your hands 'daily use' is. Outdoor Products at the time Famous Department Store-2
In the mid-1980s is the OUTDOOR ran a 1,200 lineup of factory LA PRODUCTS (outdoor products), but the west coast of the mid-1970s, which was started the production is significant the rise of the minimum wage law of the labor union movement improvement is remarkable, was not far from easy times for the manufacturing industry.
Zari, who had been entrusted with the production side had day-to-day plague head in labor costs of workers going up relentlessly.
But it has achieved the efficiency of him every plant operation that was studying systems engineering at the university, in the end, as long as you can not control the labor itself, which accounts for the largest part, to think that there is no future for this brand became. At the time of the factory of extensive outdoor products trial and error
Since I was only continue to rise in personnel expenses of one person head, the only solution is to simplify the process of per one product, the design he created was that I noticed it, the so-called Day back up to the present It became a basic style "452" as you.
Even while being basically made simple with minimal sewing amount and two parts, using fabrics and YKK zip of Cordura with excellent durability "452" is, along with the same simple making of duffel Boston, in the mid-1980s are sold in raw cooperation of the University of the United States, it was to show the spread of enough to all of the MLB / NBA / NFL team and the license agreement. Outdoor products backpack Masterpiece "452"
I cut all the extra design "452" is a masterpiece that match without difficulty to any age in any fashion, had the circumstances of high-growth period of its birth as described here in the United States has a major impact and it is the translation was.