California Camera Equipment Manufacturer Moves to Lehi
Lehi is not only for Silicon Slopes software tech companies.
Really Right Stuff, a manufacturer of high-end tripods for cameras and rifles, celebrated its grand opening Friday afternoon in south Lehi, just off Pioneer Crossing. Really Right Stuff, also known as RRS, is yet another California-born company that has relocated its headquarters to Utah’s business-friendly Silicon Slopes area. But as a manufacturer, RRS brings diversity to the local market.
“Silicon Slopes is known for its high-tech companies, but this is a high-tech manufacturer. We’re not just software, we have jobs for lots of different kinds of talent,” said Mary Street, senior vice president at Colliers International, who brokered RRS’s building purchase in Utah.
Val Hale, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, believes Utah needs more manufacturing companies like RRS that employ skilled laborers who can make a good living as machinists, assemblers and the like. Manufacturers help the middle class thrive, and create a diverse economy for Utah residents, he said.
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