Monday, August 20th, 2012

PIC Corporation COO Named to 40 Under 40 List

Schneider Associates was thrilled to promote PIC, Pest Free Living COO Eric Rubel’s recent honor of being named a recipient of the SBG Magazine 40 Under Award by SportsOneSource Group. The fifth annual list contains individuals from all corners of the sporting goods industry who are recognized as leaders making a difference in their businesses and the market. The 40 recipients were selected by a panel of SportsOneSource analysts, editors and industry executives from more than 450 nominations received from around the sporting goods industry.

Rubel represents the third generation of family ownership at PIC Corporation, which has been in business for over 59 years. Since joining the company 18 years ago, he has worked and participated in every level of the organization and has held his current position for five years. Rubel is also credited with many of the organization’s new product innovations, including this summer’s newest product, Twist-It a flexible device which can be wrapped around umbrellas, bike handles, strollers and other outdoor objects to repel mosquitoes for up to 200 hours. “It is a huge honor to receive a spot on SportsOneSource’s 40 Under 40 list,” said Rubel. “At PIC, we’re always striving to make people’s lives better and safer. I sincerely enjoy the work that we do and it is wonderful to have our family owned company recognized alongside some top contenders in the sporting goods industry.”

The honor was covered by NJ.com, a local media outlet for the Linden, NJ offices of PIC.

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