Inventors of a better bucket and sandless sandbag move to Eustis
As tropical storm Erika threatened Florida Friday, a three-man team of inventors moved into their new manufacturing space in Eustis and prepared for a real-world test of one of their creations, the sandless sandbag. At the same time, their other invention, a five-gallon bucket with an integrated handle on the bottom, started hitting Bass Pro Shop shelves.
While Erika wobbled west and fell apart, depriving the inventors a chance to show Central Florida how handy and useful their sandless sandbags are, there was little disappointment from the team. They have plenty of other tasks to keep them busy.
After years of time, trial, error, and capital investment, Global Consumer Innovations, a team made up of brothers Justin and Casey Holder and friend Zach Railey, has started manufacturing two of its patented inventions...