Louisville, KY. – Rev-A-Shelf, LLC the industry leader in cabinet storage accessories announced today it has acquired the inventory and certain other assets of Illinois based StorAway Solutions Inc. -a privately held supplier of innovative and creative storage accessories for the closet and garage industries. Terms of the agreement include product rights and the addition of Co-Founder and President Je Blair to the Rev-A-Shelf sales team as Eastern Closet Business Manager.
“Rev-A-Shelf is excited to welcome Je Blair to our Closet Product team and take advantage of StorAway’s great name and the work that Je put into it. Given our commitment to the Closet Industry Je and StorAway are a very logical move in the right direction for Rev-A-Shelf and most importantly our customers.” said David Noe, General Manager of Rev-A-Shelf, LLC.
Je Blair is a graduate of the University of Illinois Business Management Program and holds a Certicate of Business Administration from UIC. Je has over seven years experience in the closet and garage storage accessories industry. He currently holds positions on both the ACSP Standardization and Membership committees and is a proud veteran of the US Navy, serving four years in Aviation Electronics.
Prior to the creation of StorAway, Blair was President and owner of ProSource Group, a company he founded after purchasing a division from the international company where he was employed. Prior to that he served as President and COO of Entropy International where he led the US operations for the company.
“I am excited to have this opportunity with Rev-A-Shelf. Co-founding and growing StorAway has been an incredible experience, one that has given me valuable industry knowledge. The acquisition of StorAway by RAS will allow me to bring all that I have learned to a company that is fully committed to further developing the closet accessory market. I look forward to working with the RAS team.” said Je Blair, Eastern Closet Business Manager of Rev-A-Shelf, LLC.
About Rev-A-Shelf, LLC.
Established in 1978 as a division of Jones Plastic & Engineering, our product line began as metal and polymer Lazy Susan components manufactured for the largest U.S. cabinet manufacturers and has grown into the market leading innovator of quality, functional residential cabinet storage and organizational products such as Lazy Susans, Kitchen Drawer Organizers, Base Cabinet and Pantry Pull-Outs, functional Waste Containers and Childproof Locking System. The product line currently consists of polymer, wire, wood, and stainless steel components, manufactured and marketed globally to Kitchen Dealers, Cabinet and Furniture Manufacturers, Cabinet Industry Distributors, and Retail Home Centers. Rev-A-Shelf Europe markets and distributes from a distribution center in Le Balmay, France.
About StorAway Solutions Inc.
StorAway Solutions is a supplier of innovative and creative storage accessories for the closet and garage industries. Founded in 2004 by industry veteran Mike Carson and Je Blair, the company has established a reputation of a service oriented company with extensive industry and product knowledge. StorAway’s accessory program is designed to provide elegant functionality for all of the storage areas of the home and garage. The company and program oer quality products and the knowledge to properly design and create organization of your space.
SOURCE: Rev-A-Shelf LLC
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