Jefferson Rubber was recently featured in Rueters TV series Generation Maker: America’s new breed of manufacturers
The show highlights small manufacturers finding creative ways to make innovative products has become a successful corner of the U.S. economy. They are often called makers, and they have built a movement that could change the future of manufacturing. The video highlights how Jefferson Rubber entered the highly competitive dog toy market and competed against China after an Industrial client went out of business, cancelling their orders and leaving Jefferson with expensive tooling that was re-purposed to make dog safe K-9 flyers. Necessity being the mother of invention launched a new division selling all types of rubber pet toys.
The clip on Jefferson can be found here .