Rick Fredland, CEO and Founder of Silipint, created the first silicone pint glass in existence in 2010. Always the inventor, Rick had already created the world’s first silicone dog bowl – the Tazlab Aqua-Fur in his previous business. Looking for new ways to promote this product at pet industry trade shows, he wanted to draw people into his booth by serving beer at a trade show. When he went to order some, he found an incredible hole in the drinkware market. The simple, durable yet versatile silicone material, he thought, would make a perfect pint “glass.” To hear more about this story, check out here.