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CEO Jim Markel relaxes in his Factory #8 Meeting Room.

Resurrection of Business Ethics: Billings, Montana’s NOISE & COLOR Magazine Interviews CEO Jim Markel

September 10, 2014Minister of Information
Local hipster writer Jake Music from NOISE & COLOR magazine stopped by factory number 8 and got the tour. He then sat down with Red Oxx CEO Jim Markel to talk about the resurrection of business ethics. Jim touches on the neighborhood revitalization project BIRD, one of his personal pet projects. Another topic he discussed
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The Great Zimbabwe

Hippo Booty Smacking, Tiger Fishing and More Part 1 – Red Oxx Rocks Africa 2011

August 22, 2014Jim Markel
Back in 2011 Red Oxx CEO Jim Markel and President Perry Jones joined forces and headed to Africa. This was the be Perry’s trip of a lifetime with plenty of fishing and exploration of the county’s of Namibia and Zimbabwe. In this first installment we find the two taking in the Great Zimbabwe, visiting with
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Jim poses with Rooi, our Ridgeback Mascot

Lil Sherpa Jr. Reborn – Part Deux

August 11, 2014Jim Markel
PORTRAIT OF A RESTORATION OF A 1949 DODGE ROUTE VAN, THE SEQUEL. Every great old car has a history. When we decided we wanted something unique to transfer our finished bags to our factory outlet store, we had no idea it would end up becoming a story in and of itself. CEO Jim Markel puts
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Red Oxx Trucker Hat poses in Sherpa Jr. - our '49 Dodge Route Van

Hashtag #redoxx on Instagram

June 11, 2014Minister of Information
Hashtag your favorite Red Oxx Instagram photos with #redoxx and it will display here. Share with the world the pleasures of owning your Red Oxx Bag on Instagram. A note to Instagram users – by hashtagging “#redoxx” and having your image appear here on our website, you hereby grant Red Oxx Manufacturing free usage of
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Tony from Big Sky Welding Concepts.

Lil Sherpa Junior Reborn Part 1

April 3, 2014Minister of Information
PORTRAIT OF A RESTORATION OF A 1949 DODGE ROUTE VAN. Delving into the history of a 1949 Dodge Route Van Red Oxx purchased for use in transferring completed bags to our factory outlet store and shipping dock has been an intriguing affair. The van’s design and engineering is interesting alone, but this diveco van also
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Tony “el general” Neumann blows glass.

Magic in the B.A.G.I. – Learning to Dance in Thermodynamics

March 19, 2014Minister of Information
Two Days at the B.A.G.I. Red Oxx CEO Jim Markel treks to San Jose for his first lessons in the art of blowing glass. We have all made plans to travel and had to cancel at the last minute due to circumstances that conspire to keep you at home. I never have a good feeling
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Red Oxx Factory Crew ... "Meet The Herd"

Rounding up the Thundering Red Oxx Herd

January 10, 2014Minister of Information
Meet the Crew who Builds your Bags. No shadow branding here. We’re proud to build your bag here on American soil while employing real Americans (all of them except King Mc-Eddie, a Nigerian transplant from Africa). Real jobs. Made here, in Montana. From sewing and production specialists to fabric cutters, quality control inspectors and customer
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Employment at Red Oxx

Join the Herd – Career Opportunities at Red Oxx.

September 12, 2013Minister of Information
Find Out What it Takes to Join the Team. Our little team of Oxxen is growing. To keep up with meeting intense product demand, Red Oxx is hiring new employees on an on-going basis. If you’re interested in learning a trade, such as becoming a sewing and production specialist, creating a rewarding career with a
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Birth of a Bag

Witness the Birth of your Bag

July 23, 2013Jim Markel
Understanding the Steps it Takes to Hand Craft Your Gear Red Oxx Bags are tough. The only way to build a bag that can stand the test of time is to build each one by hand. CEO Jim Markel explains the manufacturing process and shares them with you here. Patterns & Cuts In an age
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Mangrove habitat near Monterrico, Guatemala

Coffee Hunting with the Tres Hombres in Guatemala

June 12, 2013Minister of Information
Too Much Coffee—Not Enough Bag? Love of Coffee Develops New Gear. The first part to fixing any problem begins with admitting that you actually have one. My visits to Guatemala over the years have seen me use a variety of Red Oxx bags, from Rucksacks to Safari Duffels. Finding the correct combination of personal storage
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