CEO Kyle Stavig chosen as Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 Award Finalist in Pacific Northwest Region

For Immediate Release

EY Announces Kyle Stavig of Myers Container LLC
Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in the Pacific Northwest Region

Kyle Stavig joins the ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs in the Pacific Northwest Region

PORTLAND, April 18, 2019 – EY today announced that Kyle Stavig, Chief Executive Officer of Myers Container LLC is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Pacific Northwest region. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Stavig was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special black tie gala event on Friday, June 14 at the King Street Ballroom & Perch in Seattle, Washington.

“We are proud to be recognized for the successful growth of our industrial container manufacturing and reconditioning business. Though unglamorous, our products and services are critical for the safe shipment of hazardous materials in our community. Our team members make our collection of companies great!” stated Stavig.

Now in its 33rd year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.

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Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.


Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation with Woodruff Sawyer as a sponsor of the Pacific Northwest region.

About the Stavigs (Stavig Group)

Myers Container (“Myers”) and Container Management Services (“CMS”) were acquired in 2007 by the Stavigs, the fourth generation of the family-owned business dating back to 1917. Subsequent acquisitions of General Steel Drum of Charlotte, North Carolina (2011) and North Coast Container LLC of Cleveland, Ohio (2018) creating the largest independent industrial container manufacturer and reconditioner in North America.

Success is achieved by building a portfolio of feisty, independent companies and enabling the existing management teams to thrive while providing the capital to grow with a focus on continuous improvement utilizing the Toyota Production System.

Together the portfolio of brands operates as a True LifeCycle™ company that can recondition or recycle the products it produces.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership, and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries.

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Contact:        Kyle Stavig

Company:   Myers Container LLC