More and more companies are making the jump to manufacturing here in the United States, even Apple has brought some operations to Texas. We have detailed a number of individuals and businesses that are creating some really cool things stateside. Today, popular iPhone accessory maker Incase has announced that it has begun manufacturing in America, starting with its “Made in California” series.

Founded in 1997 in San Francisco, the return home is part of a focus by Incase on what is possible to create in California.

“In our nearly 20-year history, Incase has always been California-based, a heritage that’s had significant influence on our design point of view and one we’re proud to share with game-changing innovators like Apple,” said Incase CEO and Co-Founder Tony Held. “The Made in California series brings our story full-circle and we are excited to continue exploring what’s possible by working with manufacturing resources local to us.”

Incase will be starting off slow, manufacturing just a single iPhone 6 case while it examines the next steps in the process. The Simple Snap case comes in Clear or Black Frost, it appears to have a very simple design that simply pops over your device. The retail price is $39.95, although you can save 15% by entering coupon code AFF151 during checkout dropping it down to $33.96 shipped.

The point being, it’s pretty cool to see more established companies make an effort to bring manufacturing back to the United States. It will be interesting to see which direction Incase goes as the company explores opportunities here in the United States.

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Incase Announces “Made In California” Series

LOS ANGELESMarch 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Incase, the original product design company dedicated to the Apple experience, today announces the release of its “Made In California” series. Incase has always called California home and this first release of products ideated, designed and produced entirely in Southern California marks a significant entry into local manufacturing. The Made in California series kicks off with the introduction of the new Simple Snap Case, available today at goincase.com, made exclusively for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

“In our nearly 20-year history, Incase has always been California-based, a heritage that’s had significant influence on our design point of view and one we’re proud to share with game-changing innovators like Apple,” said Incase CEO and Co-Founder Tony Held. “The Made in California series brings our story full-circle and we are excited to continue exploring what’s possible by working with manufacturing resources local to us.”

Made in California brings together the iconic Incase form with premium-grade Bayer Makrolon® plastics, recognized for exceptional durability and heat resistance. The Simple Snap Case reflects the superior product quality and precision-fit expected from Incase, with the added benefit of going from raw materials to finished goods without ever leaving California. Offering lightweight protection in a minimal design, each Simple Snap Case is distinguished with a “Made in California” logo. Product features include:

  • Easy snap-on attachment and durable hardshell construction to protect the phone’s back, sides and critical corners.
  • Effortless access provided by an open-ended design with precision engineering, allowing for direct access to all controls and ports.
  • Essential protection via raised edges that keep the screen and camera lens protected from rough surfaces.
  • Translucent hardshell that complements the look of the phone.

The Simple Snap Case is available now and retails for $39.95. For a behind-the-scenes look at the production of the Made in Californialine, visit: https://youtu.be/hgkwU8dJEHc.

For more information about Incase and to purchase, visit goincase.com.

ABOUT INCASE Founded as the original Apple® accessory brand in 1997, Incase designs protective accessories for the creative and mobile individual. The brand’s performance-driven carry solutions, device protection, and power products complement Apple’s design language and improve the user’s experience. The company is based in Southern California and led by CEO and Co-Founder, Tony Held. For more about Incase, visit www.goincase.com, Facebook.com/goincase or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @goincase.

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