Business Spot Light: Ray DelMuro
We asked the businesses in our community to share how and why they got started. Here is what Ray DelMuro, the CEO at Refresh Glass, had to say:
|1- Why did you start your company?
I wanted to combine my passions for engineering and art through a product line that was different. When people ask me what I do, I usually tell them that we have a system to get people to happily give us their garbage, then we modify it and try to get the same people to happily buy it back.
2- What has been the most surprising thing as you have grown your business?
How many people come up to me shyly admitting how many empty wine bottles go in their garbage or recycling, as if other people’s don’t fill up a tad quick too. If reading this makes you think of that familiar clinking sound, be comforted, you are definitely not the only one.
3- If you were to do it all over again what would you do differently?
Found a business partner that was as passionate about sales and marketing as I am about making things.
4- Where do you hope to be in 10 years?
Developing new products and concepts to markets that are peoples favorite____ to use everyday.
5- What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?
I play ice hockey and love it. In Montreal where I learned how to play they call it hockey, but here if I don’t say ice hockey when it comes up people will say, here, like on the ice?
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