Have you also considered relocating some of the production processes to areas in the US with a far lower standard of living than say, Colorado where you are based?
I know there are a lot of parts in this country where unemployment is high, the cost of living is low and has skilled and qualified people to pull this off. Even if isn't a full-time gig for them it is money in an American's pocket and just a little help to dig us out of the economic mess we currently find ourselves in.
I'd feel much better knowing that my camping/backpacking equipment, which I have the privilege of spending often-not-had disposable income on, possibly fed a family or prevented another foreclosure...
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