BeraTek Industries is helping entrepreneurs turn their ideas into reality. Positioned as a resource for those looking to manufacture a product, the company offers “vertically integrated services.” BeraTek services include product design, prototyping, manufacturing, fulfillment and digital marketing. All BeraTek services are offered under one roof in its Cedar Rapids, Iowa, facility.
“My first plan when I opened the doors of BeraTek was to manufacture and sell my own products. However, when talking to other entrepreneurs I quickly recognized there is a great need for our services,” said Gerald Beranek, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BeraTek. “We have the equipment and capacity to produce tooling and injection mold products – whether it be short run or high volumes – depending on the…
Lodge®, America’s Original Cookware Company, promoted Henry Lodge to CEO in mid-2016. Henry Lodge previously served as company COO-President, beginning in 2001. Henry Lodge succeeds Robert (Bob) F. Kellermann, who has served as the company’s Chairman-CEO since 2001.
Kellermann, president of the company from 1984 to 2001, is Lodge CEO Emeritus until his retirement in December 2017. Henry Lodge will retire at the end of 2019. Upon Henry Lodge’s retirement, the company will have its first ever non Lodge-Kellermann family members in senior management positions.
Through the years Henry Lodge and Bob Kellermann, great-grandsons of company founder Joseph Lodge, led the company through the most successful era in its history. In 2002, Lodge launched foundry seasoned cast iron cookware, Lodge Logic….