Our History

From the beginning, we’ve dreamed of creating a worldwide movement that enhances people’s lives and leaves them with a smile – whether you get that satisfaction from becoming your own boss and partnering with us, or from knowing your devices are well protected from edge to edge. Take a quick walk through our journey below:


The company began in 2007 when Eric Griffin and Dennis O’Donnell set out to make the best screen protector anyone’s ever seen. They developed Clear-Coat: made in the USA, backed by a revolutionary, and Lifetime Replacements.

May 2009

The first mall location opens in King of Prussia, PA.

September 2011

The first international location opens in Dubai, UAE.

June 2012

MO launches Style Skins, a lineup of decorative skins, that allows customers to personalize their devices.

October 2014

MO launches Fusion, the World's Thinnest Impact Protection.

February 2015

MO launches, RapidCut, a patented and revolutionary, cut-on-demand system for device protection and decorative skins.

August 2015

Clear-Coat breaks into the Inc. 5000 Rankings.

July 2016

The company changes its name from Clear-Coat to Mobile Outfitters to match its expanded product lines.

December 2016

MO launches Fusion Bumper, the World's Thinnest Impact Bumper.

June 2018

Eric Griffin wins 2018 Gold Stevie® Award winner for Entrepreneur of the Year-Manufacturing.

February 2019

MO launches the world’s first screen protection for devices using ultrasonic fingerprint scanners.

May 2019

MO receives the Gold Stevie Award for Company of the Year - Consumer Products.

May 2019

MO celebrates 10 years since the very first location opened. Now, with 700+ locations over 45 countries, the MO tribe of heart and hustle continues to evolve and expand every day. #MOis10

December 2019

MO launches Anchor, the World’s Strongest Cable.

Pruvia Copper Spray Bottle
May 2020

MO launches Pruvia Copper Spray, the World’s Only Cleaner and Protectant Powered by Silver and Copper Nanoparticles Designed for Mobile Devices that reduces 99.99% of bacteria, mold, and fungus for up to 3 days!

December 2020

MO launches Pruvia 360° Film, the world’s only 360° film protection with silver Ions that reduces 99.99% of bacteria to keep your screen and device clean and safe for the life of the product.

November 2021

MO launches Magic Installer that installs our proprietary films and skins on any device of 7" or less in under 30 seconds.

January 2022

MO launches an all-new RapidCut, the most advanced cut-on-demand system available for device protection and decorative skins.

November 2022

Mobile Outfitters named to Inc.’s Inaugural Power Partner Awards .

May 2023

MO launches the RapidCut Mini, it’s latest on-demand system that allows salespeople to capture every sale with limited inventory and training.

June 2023

MO recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work in the small business category. MO was one of only 19 companies in the region to win this award.

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