Industrial Revolution Bolsters Team with New Product Manager

December 21, 2022

Scott Youmans brings 10+ years of experience and passion to leadership role

Seattle, WA – December 21, 2022 /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Industrial Revolution, the legacy manufacturer and distributor of innovative outdoor products, is thrilled to announce a key new addition to its Seattle-based team. Scott Youmans will join the Industrial Revolution team as Product Manager, spearheading all new product development for its in-house brands, UCO Gear and Pedco.

Youmans brings more than a decade of experience designing high quality products for outdoor adventure. Most recently, he worked as the Stove, Cookware, and Winter Product Line Manager for Cascade Designs, where he developed and executed the strategic roadmap for market leadership across those categories. Prior to that, Youmans served as the Snowshoe Development Engineer with K2, where his team earned multiple awards for their innovative product design. In his new role at Industrial Revolution, he will be responsible for new product development from ideation to development to commercialization, working collaboratively across departments to ensure all products exhibit excellence and innovation.

“I know that high quality products can make the difference between an OK outdoor adventure and an exceptional one,” says Youmans. “I can’t wait to bring my experience and passion for the outdoors to Industrial Revolution’s incredible brands.”

“Our brands offer a really unique and diverse array of products for the outdoors, so it’s critical to find the right person to fit this Product Manager role,” says Industrial Revolution President, Drew Keegan. “Scott’s creative approach to product design and proven track record as a project manager showed us that he would be an incredible addition to our team, and we can’t wait to see what he does here.”

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About Industrial Revolution

Founded in 1971 as UCO Corporation—a parts manufacturer for notable brands including Boeing, K2, Lange, and Jansport—the Seattle-based company has been known as Industrial Revolution since 2005. Industrial Revolution has grown to become a leading manufacturer and distributor of inventive products that promote fun, safety, and comfort in the outdoors, including Candle Lanterns™, Stormproof Matches™, Ice Cream Balls, and the UltraPod™ tripod. Industrial Revolution includes two owned brands – UCO and Pedco – and two distributed brands – Sweden-based Morakniv® knives, as well as German-based Esbit solid fuel stoves and cookware.