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Hiking The Ozarks – Osprey Hydraulics Hydraform Reservoir – September 2011

September 5, 2011

The reservoir design sandwiches an anatomically shaped molded plastic sheet between a layer of nylon fabric and the reservoir back. This forces the reservoir to conform to the back’s complex shape, even when full. The result is a more precise, stable and comfortable fit. Additionally, this reservoir has a rigid handle/spine that stabilizes the load of the water while also serving as a more convenient design to slide the reservoir into the pack.

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SNEWS – Osprey on Outside’s “Best Places to Work” List for Fourth Year – August 10, 2011

September 3, 2011

Cortez, CO – August 10, 2011 – Osprey Packs, Inc., a leader in creating top-quality, high-performance, innovative packs to comfortably and efficiently carry gear, today was named to Outside magazine’s fourth annual “Best Places to Work” list. Osprey was ranked number 29 out of 50 selected companies, and is one of only five companies to be chosen every year of the award. The full list and related story will be published in the September issue of Outside magazine, available on newsstands on August 16, 2011.

“These 50 companies are successful precisely because they support a proper work-life balance,” says Michael Roberts, executive editor of Outside. “Happy workers that feel part of an active community are guaranteed to be more engaged and productive. And the companies on our list are offering amazing benefits: organic cafeterias, on-site fitness classes, reimbursements for gym memberships and ski passes, opportunities for on-the-clock community service, and much more.”

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Outdoor Industry News – Osprey Packs Makes the Cut for Outside Magazine’s “Best Places to Work” List for Fourth Consecutive Year – August 12, 2011

September 3, 2011

Osprey Packs, Inc., a leader in creating top-quality, high-performance, innovative packs to comfortably and efficiently carry gear, today was named to Outside magazine’s fourth annual “Best Places to Work” list. Osprey was ranked number 29 out of 50 selected companies, and is one of only five companies to be chosen every year of the award. The full list and related story will be published in the September issue of Outside magazine, available on newsstands on August 16, 2011.

Outside’s “Best Places to Work” project celebrates the innovative companies setting a new standard for a healthy work-life balance. The list was compiled with the help of the Outdoor Industry Association and Best Companies Group. The year-long selection process began with an outreach effort that identified a wide range of non-profit and for-profit organizations with at least 15 employees working in the United States. Participating companies were then sent confidential employee-satisfaction surveys and employer-questionnaires to collect information about benefits, compensation, policies, job satisfaction, environmental initiatives, and community outreach programs.

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