Company: Lavokika 2000 Inc.
Location: Quebec, Canada
Inspired by his father, Martin Paquet followed in his footsteps and established a career in the rubber recycling industry. Mr. Paquet has been recycling rubber buffings since 1991 in the U.S. and Canada. He has been in the industry since 1983, and has built his own filtering system that significantly reduces the number of particles that are released in the atmosphere. He worked with his father’s company and then the two of them decided to partner and start Lavokika 2000 Inc. They worked together building up the company until 2008 when Mr. Paquet’s father retired, leaving him as the sole owner. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: Malama Composites
Location: Solana Beach, CA, United States
David Saltman is a highly regarded professional who has achieved great success in every venture he has been a part of. His latest business endeavor centers on creating a more sustainable environment through developing cleaner bio-based polyurethane foams and products. Mr. Saltman founded Malama Composites in 2009 after serving in executive positions for a variety of energy companies. Malama, which is Hawaiian for to care of, or protect, develops and manufactures rigid urethane foams made from renewable resources for various industrial applications. The company’s products don’t create any water or air pollution during the manufacturing process, contain no blowing agents or toxic additives, and are easier to recycle and reuse. These Earth-friendly materials are developed from plants, including soy and castor, and do not have a negative impact on the Earth’s ecosystem. Read the rest of this entry »