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Jim Markel CEO and Perry Jones President of Red Oxx. Photo courtesy of the Billings Gazette.

Red Oxx Announced as Winner of SBA Veteran Owned Business Award

April 26, 2016Minister of Information
The Small Business Administration announced its annual SBA awards for 2016 for each of the 50 states. Red Oxx Manufacturing is proud to be named as Veteran-owned Business of the Year representing the state of Montana. Red Oxx Manufacturing was nominated by Sara Hudson of the Veterans Business Outreach Center and Kent Wood of First
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Montana hail thunderhead builds in the background.

Airline Carry-on & Personal Item Requirements Guide with Matching Bag to Bin Recommendations

April 2, 2016Minister of Information
Baggin’ the Bin Every Airline has different carry-on overhead bin sizing requirements these days. It can be a real hassle to try to figure out which bag will fit which particular airline overhead bin. Red Oxx has done all the hard work and research for you. We even purchased an official International Bag Checker from
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Red Oxx Government Contract Capability Statement

Red Oxx Government Contract Capability Statement

February 5, 2016Minister of Information
Red Oxx Manufacturing is a Veteran founded, owned and operated member of the SBA. Established in 1986 in Billings, Montana, Red Oxx specializes in LEAN manufacturing of soft sewn goods. All Red Oxx built products are backed by our “No Bull” no questions asked Lifetime Warranty. Class Codes DUNS : 961759917 Cage Code : 7EY08
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Drink Coffee - Do Stupid Things Faster with More Energy.

A Rucksack, A Blanket, and 60 Pounds of Coffee

January 22, 2016Minister of Information
Guatemalan Coffee Treks in a Red Oxx C-Ruck to the Land of the Rising Sun Mike Roberts works the espresso machine at Crossroads Café Coffeeshop like a skilled mechanic, as he fills orders of caffeinated beverages for local Guatemalans and foreign travelers alike. Mike the owner and only employee behind the coffee bar works at
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Planning for the future.

Announcing Our 30th Anniversary : 1986~2016

January 20, 2016Jim Markel
30 Years in Retrospect. CEO Jim Markel’s 2016 State of the Oxx Address. I still recall the phone ringing at the Para loft circa 1986 and a shout that Gunnery Sergeant Markel would like to speak with Corporal Markel. Bummer! Found me again … No matter where I went in the world it seems the
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Big Oxx Sprinter Van and Trailer

Visit with Red Oxx Out and About – Show Schedule

January 1, 2016Minister of Information
 Meet the Red Oxx crew on the road. Overland EXPO 2016 Near Flagstaff, Arizona May 20th-22nd Join Red Oxx for the eighth annual Overland EXPO. Look for the Big Oxx rig as we hang out offroading with our longtime overlanding friends. Safari Club International The Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas February 1st
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Red Oxx Herd at OXXtoberfest Customer Appreciation Day 2015

OXXtoberfest – Customer Appreciation BBQ & Factory Tour Report

October 14, 2015Minister of Information
You Came, You Saw, You Mingled! And we all celebrated . . . You, our beloved customer. After 29 years in business we were thrilled that several hundred of our loyal customers stopped by for our OXXtoberfest Customer Appreciation Event on Saturday October 10th, 2015. The weather couldn’t have been better with temperatures in the
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Toni Dolce sings praises about Red Oxx Packing Cubes

Celebrity Singer Toni Dolce Sings Packing Cubes Praises

October 8, 2015Minister of Information
Innovative packing tips using color cubes. A few months ago we ran across a great packing video from Mrs. Dolce where she demonstrated how she packed a long list of items in our Sky Train for a musical tour. We loved the video and thought she might appreciate taking a crack at using our new
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Ubirr cave painting of a bag carrying warrior hunter - Kakadu, Australia

A History of the Bag – Mankind’s Oldest Companion? Part 1

June 12, 2015Minister of Information
History’s First Bag. What has been mankind’s oldest true companion? While many might vote for the dog, evidence seems to point to the bag. While there’s no physical proof mankind has been carrying bags for possibly millions of years, it just makes sense that a bag of some kind has been with humans for a
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Elephant Crossing

Kalahari Calling – Red Oxx Rocks Africa 2011 Part 2

March 17, 2015Minister of Information
Welcome to part 2 of Red Oxx CEO Jim Markel and President Perry Jones 2011 trip to Africa. In Part 1, Hippo Booty Smacking, Tiger Fishing and more, the two fished and explored Namibia and Zimbabwe. Along the way they visited their friend and mentor silversmith Patrick Mavros. In this installment they distribute some of
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