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Bend, OR (August 20, 2014) – Hydro Flask—the award-winning leader in high-performance, insulated stainless steel flasks—has joined Inc. Magazine’s elite group of 500 fastest-growing private companies in the country. The Bend, Oregon-based company, which was established in 2009, has grown to 31 employees and has increased its annual revenue by 1,891% in the last 3 years. Bymaking number 244 on the Inc. 500 list, Hydro Flask joins recipients such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Chobani, Oracle, and Zappos.com.
“From the beginning we simply set out to make consumers’ on-the-go drinking experience more enjoyable,” said Hydro Flask CEO, Scott Allan. “I truly believe it’s this edict, combined with Hydro Flask’s superior insulated products and philosophy of being passionate about what we do and where we work, that has propelled us into the league of exceptional businesses in a relatively short amount of time. It’s an honor to be recognized alongside of some of the country’s most innovative and progressive companies.”
Hydro Flask’s double-wall vacuum insulated flasks cater to the fluctuating temperatures inherent in the outdoors. The product line combines innovative technology, BPA-free materials, food grade stainless steel, durable powder coating and a range of fun colors. The line consists of small, medium, and large water bottles, a 64 oz. beer growler and two sizes of food flasks. Hydro Flask stands behind its commitment to quality with a lifetime warranty and its dedication to social responsibility with a charitable arm called 5% Back.
In addition to the Inc. 500 recognition, the company and its products have been recognized by the PGA Merchandise Show, Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, New Hope Media, Bicycling.com, and Outside Magazine’s notable Best Places to Work list in 2013.
About Hydro Flask
Hydro Flask® began in the summer of 2009 with an epiphany on a Hawaiian beach, and became a reality in beautiful Bend, Oregon, one of the country’s premiere outdoor playgrounds. The company’s mission today is to save the world from lukewarm beverages.
Hydro Flask is now the award-winning* leader in high-performance, insulated stainless steel flasks and has recently expanded into the food and beverage industry with its food flasks and industry-first and only double wall vacuum insulted 64oz growlers. Using only high-quality 18/8 stainless steel, Hydro Flask delivers what people on the go have been looking for: a durable flask that keeps hots hot, colds cold, is stylish, 100% recyclable and is backed by a lifetime warranty.
Hydro Flask believes that great flasks and great causes go hand in hand, and through its charitable arm, FivePercentBack.org™, offers a giveback program that allows consumers to allocate a portion of their flask sales to a charity they choose. For more about Hydro Flask’s charitable mission and commitment to making a difference in the community, visit www.FivePercentBack.org.