Q: Can you please tell us a little bit about yourself?
A: My background and management history came from the Automotive and truck industry for thirty-five plus years.
Q: How did you get started in this business?
A: I got started in this business via an Employment Agency.
The mechanical technology and management experience I have enabled me to obtain an interview with Scarab International, LLLP. Scarab International became a good fit and has given me tremendous opportunities to learn and succeed in the Windrow Composting Machine Manufacturing.
Scarab has a great reputation and quality product known around the world. The integrity of the Company and its history gives me great pride to be employed by Mark Urbanczyk, President of Scarab International and all the employees. Marvin Urbanczyk, Scarab’s founder has been invaluable asset to myself in training and teaching me about composting and the manufacturing of the Scarab Windrow Composters. I stand amazed at the longevity of the Scarab Machines, as we have Machines still operating that are 30 to 35 years old. The same quality and pride is still in the Scarabs after 40 plus years of manufacturing.
Q: Can you describe your customers / what type of customers do you have?
A: Our Customers come from a wide range of businesses. From Feedlot owners, Dairy owners, Independent contractors, City, County Municipalities, Landfills, Individual site owners, Composting customers for retail and wholesale business selling their finished product.
Q: What are some of your “keys to success” in building your customer base?
A: One of the most important keys to our success is the Quality product we produce. We have retained the Quality in the evolution of the Scarab Composter. Scarab continues to improve the efficiency and technology of our machines. The word of mouth advertising by repeat Customers is a valuable asset. Our website design, information and the ability to convert in to any language draws a large amount of hits every month with questions and leads for new Machines.
Q: Is there anything about your business that you feel makes it special?
A: The special part of our business is being involved in the environment. Helping turn waste into a viable product in compost or fertilizer. Keeping the ground water safer by producing a Machine that will help keep our landfills cleaner. Scarab has also been involved soil remediation where the soil has been contaminated. Lastly Scarab is a Company that strives to take care of its Customer and the business’s they are involved in with our World Class Self Propelled Composter.
Q: Where do you see your business in the next year? In the next five years? In the next ten years?
A: Scarab International will be an integral part of the Composting surge that will come in the next five to ten years. As our world becomes more educated in the benefits of Composting instead of dumping, wasting and burning organic waste of all types. The building of compost sites and turning those products back into useful compost, fertilizers and fuel, Scarab will be there to build the finest windrow turner in the market.
I believe the composting business in all aspects will become of the largest industries in the world to protect our environment, especially water.