The 1,000,000 lbs Mark

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The 1,000,000 lbs Mark

We just hit the 1,000,000 lbs mark. 1 million lbs of CO2 offset since we installed 680 solar panels on the roof of our factory in Los Angeles. It might sound like bragging (maybe it is), but we’re proud. It was a huge effort for us. The panels generate more energy than we need to run our factory. There is a lot of talk on social media about where surfboards are made and “sustainability”. It’s a complicated issue and it’s hard to imagine anyone having a comprehensive understanding of every aspect of environmental impact. We know that we cannot know everything. We know that we can always refine our practices and reduce our environmental impact. We manufacture 100% of our blanks in California (we always have) and our entire factory is run on solar energy. Today we hit the 1 million lbs mark. Tomorrow we’ll continue the pursuit. Thank you for your continued partnership.

We just hit the 1,000,000 lbs mark. 1 million lbs of CO2 offset since we installed 680 solar panels on the roof of our factory in Los Angeles. It might sound like bragging (maybe it is), but we’re proud. It was a huge effort for us. The panels generate more energy than we need to run our factory. There is a lot of talk on social media about where surfboards are made and “sustainability”. It’s a complicated issue and it’s hard to imagine anyone having a comprehensive understanding of every aspect of environmental impact. We know that we cannot know everything. We know that we can always refine our practices and reduce our environmental impact. We manufacture 100% of our blanks in California (we always have) and our entire factory is run on solar energy. Today we hit the 1 million lbs mark. Tomorrow we’ll continue the pursuit. Thank you for your continued partnership. #SurfProudly #SolarMadeInTheUSA #ByTheSunForTheOcean🌞🍃🇺🇸

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On November 16th 2016, we completed installation of 680 solar panels and flipped the switch. Since then, our entire manufacturing facility has run on solar powered. This transition makes US Blanks the first and only blank manufacturer in the world to be 100% solar powered.

The core of surfing, solarmade in the USA.

Every light bulb, every stringer cut, and even the computer used to type this note, all are being powered by the sun’s energy.

We believe that responsible business practices foster longterm client and employee relationships and help grow our local, domestic economy. This has been a core tenet of our brand since day one. Transitioning our factory to 100% solar power is the latest action of this core belief.

Show your support for solar energy by requesting a US Blank when ordering a surfboard from your shaper.

By the sun, for the ocean. #SurfProudly