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Like New, Inc., LLC

We have designed, patented and trademarked Kleen Stix, for personal use, to clean your golf grips, returning them to "Like New" condition.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Sports
  • Location Akron, OH, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2009

Company Summary

Like New’s mission for their product, Kleen Stix, is to clean the golf grips of oil and dirt while returning their tacky feel, eliminating the golf club from slipping in the golfer’s hands while swinging the golf club. As a result, the need to replace golf grips will be eliminated and the amount of discarded golf grips filling landfills across the country will be reduced drastically.


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    Mike Lawson
    Co-Founder: President

    Mike has over 25 years in the automotive service industry and 10 years in the golf industry. Mike developed the Kleen Stix product. Having been in the service industry and golf industry for 35 years, he has the experience and background to make Like New a successful company. Mike has 50% ownership of Like New.

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    Matt Redler
    Co-Founder: Vice-President

    Matt Redler is currently employed at Diebold Inc. He has been in that company for 25 years. Matt began at Diebold as a technician in 1986. He worked his way through management at all levels and became Director of Global Service Operations, managing service revenues for the company of $1.5B annual. Matt Redler has 50% ownership of Like New.