Each of the cities across the 78 corridor has a unique and impressive variety of companies that call North County home. The following is a small batch of the manufacturers of San Marcos.
44 Pro Gloves maintains their corporate headquarters in San Marcos, and they manufacture custom baseball and batting gloves worn by Joe Musgrove (San Diego Padre), Manny Ramirez (living legend) and David Peralta (Los Angeles Dodgers), Pedro Báez (Houston Astros) among many, many others. Known for totally customizable and performance-driven baseball wares, this North County innovator is stitching together greatness with golden gloves and pennants in mind. | 44progloves.com
Baja Designs was created in 1992 from a “a passion and thirst for off-road.” It continues to revolutionize motorcycle and automotive lighting, and it paves the way for outdoor adventure. Self-proclaimed “scientists of lighting,” Baja Designs is focused on being brighter, bolder and better than the rest. An innovator, for sure, Baja Designs has been part of the San Marcos business community since the beginning, and it continues to drive a sense of pride in doing business here.| bajadesigns.com
Hunter Industries, an innovator in irrigation systems, provides landscaping solutions for residences and businesses with a focus on customer service, conservation and forward-thinking water management practices. It is a family-managed operation that calls San Marcos home, and with a strong employee culture and best-in-class product lines, it is a bit of a mainstay in the region.
Lost Abbey/Port Brewing, started with a 3-vessel, 30-barrel brewery originally capable of making over 5,000 bbls (now upwards of 15,000 bbls) of beer each year. They set out to shake up the craft brewing world with two distinct beer lines: the aggressive San Diego/West Coast-styles under the Port Brewing label, and a Belgian-inspired series carrying brewer Vince Marsaglia’s long-imagined “Lost Abbey” name. Today, Port Brewing is ranked as one of the top 10 breweries in the nation. | lostabbey.com
Roshambo Eyewear is family-owned and operated, quite literally after Scott put his sunglasses on his daughter to protect her eyes at a Padres game, and an idea and tagline hit…”Little People Deserve Big People Shades.” After making the part-time gig work around their full-time jobs, the company now manufactures sunglasses for the entire family and sets the standard for UV and toddler protection. | roshambo.com