four-dots newsroom
May 15|OXX



GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 15, 2018) – Rugged appliance manufacturer OXX is proud to be awarded as a SmartZone Best Small Business Honoree by Michigan Celebrates Small Business (MCSB), the state’s premier small business award program.


MCSB’s mission is to honor and recognize Michigan’s small business people as well as those champions and advocates that support them.


In a letter signed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, it was written, “OXX successfully exemplifies innovation and technology commercialization. Your company has demonstrated a significant amount of growth and contribution to Michigan’s economy.”


“OXX is honored to be nominated for this award,” said Kent Brown, CEO of OXX. “As a small business based in Grand Rapids, we are proud to be able to help the local economy continue to thrive.”


OXX is known for its COFFEEBOXX, a one of a kind rugged coffeemaker that is the perfect companion for builders, craftsmen, construction teams, and more. Built to brew premium coffee in the world’s most challenging environments, the COFFEEBOXX delivers hot cups of coffee to the hardest working people on earth. The COFFEEBOXX brews using single-serve coffee pods and works with all Keurig® K-Cup®-compatible pods in addition to OXX’s proprietary Workhorse Coffee.




About OXX: As the pioneer of a new category of ruggedized appliances, OXX® builds premium products for people who work and play outside. We build for the most extreme situations, so that our products out-perform people’s expectations, from the world’s toughest appliances to the fuel needed to keep you going all day. OXX is further set on pioneering the category of ruggedized appliances through essential appliances on the jobsite.


Follow on Instagram @OXXBeyondRugged, Facebook – , and Twitter @OXXBeyondRugged visit for more.

Interested in learning more?

Let's connect.


Specializing in the intersection of paid and earned media.

See what we do


We believe growth fuels opportunities for our employees and our partners.

See who we are

Please enter your name.

Please enter a valid email.

Please enter a company.

Select one Category | *Required

Please choose one category.

Select Services | *Required

Please choose at least one service.

Please enter a message.

01 / 05
01 / 05

We look forward to learning more. A Backbone team member will follow up with you directly.

This site uses cookies. By using this site or closing this notice, you agree to our privacy policy and terms of use.