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July 27, 2015

Osprey Packs has announced that founder and designer Mike Pfotenhauer was named 2015 Celebrity of the Year at last week’s OutDoor show in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Pfotenhauer is the 10th recipient of the annual award, known as the Outdoor Oscar. The coveted award celebrates an individual, who has made a special contribution to the outdoor industry.

“Mike is one of the most highly talented pack designers,” said award presenter Frank Wacker of Outdoor magazine. “Thanks to his vision, Osprey has gone from being a small high-end outfit to one of the most influential backpack brands in the world – a very impressive achievement.”

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February 18, 2015

Osprey Packs announced Feb. 10 its plans to expand the company’s headquarters in Cortez, a move that will create 14 new jobs.

The corporate headquarters, slated to open in the second half of 2015, will offer “a creative work environment for Osprey Team members and allow for continued company growth,” according to a company press release.

The jobs will include increases to the sales, marketing, quality and returns and IT departments, the company said.

“This is an exciting time for Osprey,” said Tom Barney, CEO of Osprey Packs.

“We just concluded our 40th anniversary year, where we enjoyed double-digit sales growth and started several important initiatives, including expanding to our new distribution facility in Ogden and a further commitment to Cortez as our world headquarters,” he said…

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