Mount Pleasant, SC (PRWEB) August 24, 2005
Skamper Industries, manufacturer of Skamper-RampÂ®, a patented water rescue device for pets and critters, was selected by the Charleston Regional Business Journal as one of only 10 winners in the first annual Lowcountry Innovators of the Year awards.
The competition, which included over 50 entries, was designed to recognize those companies and individuals who had created a product or service that not only fulfilled a need, but had a positive effect on their industry, business or the community at-large.
Competitors were judged on 4 sets of criteria by industry leaders and rated on a scale of 1-10: OriginalityÂuniqueness of the innovation, PowerÂimpact of the product or service to the industry or community, ChallengeÂdifficulties overcome in bringing the product or service to market, and ValueÂwhat the innovation has brought in terms of revenue, savings, or benefit to quality of life. The 10 companies with the highest total score were the winners.
Skamper-Ramp is for animals up to 45 pounds and Skamper-Ramp Big DogÂ is recommended for larger animals and for use with many boats or docks. The lightweight, box-corrugated polypropylene ramp is easy to assemble, lightweight and highly durable.
Skamper Industries sells Skamper-Ramp through retailers and catalogues in the United States, Canada, the European Union, Nigeria and South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. The company is a member of the APPMA (American Pet Products Manufactures Association) and an IPG (Independent Pool Group-Canada) associate. Skamper-Ramp is endorsed by veterinarians across the United States and a large number of SPCA organizations.
Skamper Industries is a locally-owned and operated company in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Skamper-Ramp is made entirely in the USA, with much of its order fulfillment handled by the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Center. The company is dedicated to the health and well-being of all pets and animals.
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