Drinkware company Simple Modern expanding in OKC; measures success differently than most

Monday, April 11, 2022

by Harve Allen


What do you get when you cross a high-growth startup with a nonprofit mentality? The answer: Simple Modern.

A local company that specializes in the design and manufacture of insulated stainless steel and plastic drinkware, Simple Modern produces water bottles and tumblers, which are reusable and sustainable, as well as various accessories, including replacement lids, straws and bottle brushes. The company also manufactures products emblazoned with professional and collegiate sports teams’ logos and can customize orders to fit any organization or groups’ needs.

Simple Modern experienced phenomenal growth since it first opened in late 2015 and was initially located in an upstairs room of one of the co-founder’s houses. The company grew so fast that within a span of five years, they had moved three times to accommodate that growth. For that reason, not to mention the uncertain global environment we all now live in, Simple Modern recently announced it was expanding its manufacturing footprint and moving some of its overseas production to Oklahoma City.

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