Jon Eicher / Specialized Composites, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of rugged outdoor gear.
My products have been featured in British GQ, Gizmodo, Geeky Gadgets, Wall Street Journal, CNET Asia, among many others, and hundreds of blogs and websites around the world. I have sales to over 80 countries. Movies and TV shows have used my products too.
I design, engineer, manufacture, assemble and ship my products and parts from the USA.
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Jon Eicher is a professionally trained artist with over 25 years involved in fine art, design and manufacturing. A lifelong hiker and backpacker. Longest trip was hiking the Appalachian Trail. Extensive experience with winter hiking and some mountain climbing. Summer skiing on a glacier was a highlight.
Jon is a Certified Welder and Certified Power Plant Operator for Industrial Air Compressors. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Fine Art from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Fine Art from School of Visual Arts, New York, New York and is an alumnus of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine.
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