To create functional, yet stylish, products that will make your life easier.
Entrepreneurs To The Core
INSP!RED Product Development Group was started by a father-daughter duo who love to create. Ron is a retired IBM engineer who has never stopped tinkering and developing new products. In fact, he has more than 150 patents under his belt. His daughter, Shari, is a designer who has a knack for style and for knowing the consumer. She also has a few patents of her own. Together, they create functional and stylish products that you will love.
How The INSP!RATION Started...
Since Shari can remember, her father, Ron, has always been inventing something. When Shari was 6 years old, her father started woodworking as a hobby and her mom, Phyllis, would paint his pieces. They sold his woodcrafts from a kiosk in the mall.
Hunt's Woodcrafts was a huge hit, and its success inspired Ron to create and invent more and more.
In the late 1990s, after decades of working at IBM in Austin, Ron was offered an early retirement and he took it. He started Discgear, a line of CD storage systems, with his best friend. Shari started working with them in 1999 under the CD3, Inc. company name.
Then came his next invention, Perfect Petzzz. Perfect Petzzz are a line of lifelike puppies and kittens that breathe.
In 2012, Ron formed a partnership with Ronco, focusing on kitchen appliances.
Ron and Shari both left Ronco in 2016 and became business partners a year later. In 2017, they launched INSP!RED Product Development Group and have developed the Cabinet Caddy, Cabinet Caddy SNAP!, and Go Hang It!. They also have several new products in the works.