Spiritus Systems, a manufacturer of nylon tactical gear used primarily by law enforcement officers and military personnel, is going to double the size of its manufacturing operations. Owners Zane Vogel and Adam and Nicole Holroyd were granted a conditional use permit to expand into an adjoining space within the same building. The idea for Spiritus was sprung on a snowy mountain in the Hindu Kush. Soldiers thought they “could do this better, that we could care about it more, that we could do it with more integrity.” While they continued to serve in the military, they would spend their nights sketching designs for improved gear. That built the foundation for the business that strives to listen carefully to users’ needs and meet them. They source only quality products from within the United States and handle all stages of production at their facility. The entrepreneurs describe themselves as “no-nonsense.” In light of the serious jobs their customers perform, they price everything so low they don’t have time for retail games, and they don’t make promises they can’t keep.