Being from Seattle, Filson has long held a special place in our hearts. It’s part of the cultural heritage of the city, so we’re happy to see that they have some new digs. See more photos and text courtesy of Filson.
Today is a big day around Filson HQ. Mostly because “around Filson HQ” took on an entirely new meaning as of this morning, when we unveiled our state-of-the-art Seattle headquarters and manufacturing facility.
The new 57,400 square-foot factory, showroom and corporate headquarters is in a converted warehouse downtown, two blocks away from Safeco Field. It’s a massive space, with wrought iron beams, dark wood floors, and tons of light. The layout even features interior windows so the new luggage and bag factory is visible from all areas of the first floor.
We’ve been manufacturing in Seattle since 1897, and while we’re keeping our apparel factory open a few blocks away, [full story]