SOURCE: Schafer Solutions
ADAIR, IA–(Marketwire – July 5, 2010) – Owner Revolution, Inc. (www.ownrev.com) announced today that it has launched Schafer Solutions, Inc., a comprehensive resource for the development, manufacturing and delivery of compelling plastic solutions for point of purchase, OEM, food, beverage and other applications requiring high quality, turn-key solutions. Schafer Solutions will be headquartered in Adair, Iowa.
The company also appointed B. Z. (Bud) Karachiwala as Business Manager of the new unit. Karachiwala is a graduate of Iowa State University with degrees in mechanical engineering and industrial engineering as well as an MBA. He has extensive business development experience with a background in energy and environmental sectors. Karachiwala brings exciting new products with a heightened sense of environmental awareness and sustainability to the new business segment.
Schafer Solutions’ sister company, Schafer Systems, is considered the leader in innovative point of purchase products for the United States lottery industry, including quality lottery ticket dispensers and play centers. Both companies will operate out of a 90,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Adair, Iowa.
According to Don Hudak, President & CEO of Owner Revolution, “Schafer Systems’ twenty-four-year tradition of quality and innovation is now being extended to non-lottery plastic products with Schafer Solutions. Schafer Solutions builds on a strong history of performance.”
With capabilities in both traditional and emerging environmentally friendly plastic materials, Schafer Solutions will build sustainability, public health and safety consciousness into its products.
“Schafer Solutions is well positioned to meet the custom needs of its customers for exciting, convenient, high quality and socially responsible plastic products,” Karachiwala said. “We will enhance food safety, encourage active recycling and promote the use of bioplastics as raw materials.”
Hudak concluded: “More importantly, Schafer Solutions will boost the local economy. It’s a great feeling to add to Iowa’s manufacturing base.”
Schafer Solutions’ new corporate website is schafer-solutions.com.
Owner Revolution, Inc. is an employee-owned company headquartered in Adair, Iowa and has two wholly-owned subsidiaries besides Schafer Solutions and Schafer Systems. Connect-A-Dock Inc. has offices in Atlantic, Iowa and sells floating modular dock systems in the worldwide marine industry. Plastic Professionals Inc. is a leader in plastics rotational molding and mold building. It operates out of a 220,000 square-foot facility in Atlantic, Iowa, producing a number of proprietary products as well as designing and building custom plastic parts for customers nationwide.
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