The 27 Coolest Products of 2018

You, like a lot of people, probably have had ideas–wacky inventions and quirky solutions that sporadically pop into your head–a colorful grip that will stop your headphones from getting tangled, a rubber ring to rival the rigid wedding band, a sock subscription service. Instead of shaking these creative moments away, the entrepreneurs gracing this year’s list of fast-growing companies built them. Here are 27 of the coolest products featured on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list:

21. American Paper Optics: The 3-D Vision

2018 Rank No. 1876 Growth 238.5% Revenue $20.2M

Nobody was celebrating the 2017 solar eclipse like American Paper Optics, a Tennessee-based 3-D eyewear manufacturer that led the pack as a supplier of “eclipse glasses” for the special day, pulling in $20.2 million in revenue for 2017. The company was founded in 1990, and since then has produced two billion pairs of paper 3-D glasses.

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