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Best of State Utah Awards


SureCan was awarded Best of State winners for three categories in Utah, Inventor, Outdoor Recreational Product, and Business Innovation Award

Ogden, UTAH May 22, 2017 – SureCan Incorporated has been named a 2017 Best of State winner in three different categories, Inventor, Off-Road Recreational Products, and Business Innovation Award by the Best of State. The Best of State Awards were created to recognize outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses in Utah. “It’s an honor to be recognized for all of the hard work and to be mentioned in the same breath as some of the amazing companies that have also been awarded.” said Brad Ouderkirk, owner and inventor of SureCan. “Is it impossible or is it just hard? I have that written on the wall of my office,” Brad said. “There were many times I was told it was impossible and even thought it might be, but we kept pressing on and found that it wasn’t impossible but was just hard.

The Best of State Judges are looking for individuals, businesses, and organizations that

  • Excel in their endeavors

  • Use innovative approaches or methods

  • Contribute to a better quality of life in Utah

Those three criteria were used to judge Best of State candidates as follows:

  • (50%) Achievement in the field of endeavor.

  • (30%) Innovation or creativity in approaches, techniques, methods, or processes.

  • (20%) Contribution to the quality of life in Utah.

“Making a new gas can that is safer, greener, and easier to use has been our goal from the beginning and I think we’re well on our way,” said Brad.

SureCan Incorporated headquartered in Ogden Utah manufactures the world’s best and most innovative fuel can and was established as a solution to all of the issues associated with other fuel cans on the market. Winner of many national awards such as the Most Innovative New Product Award and Retailers Choice Award at the National Hardware show, as well as an Edison Award Silver Winner, SureCan is changing the way you Feed Your Machines. Not only is SureCan paving the way for innovation in the market they are also leading the industry in emissions control. SureCan made in the USA with their patented technology features a rotating spout and thumb release trigger that is the first of its kind allowing the user to control the flow without bending over or tipping their fuel can. For more information, please visit

(Best of State Utah Wards)


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