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The ReWall Company

ReWall is the first company in the US to recycle milk and juice cartons into 100% recycled structural and finished building materials using no glues or water.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Des Moines, IA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2008
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

The ReWall Company recycles beverage cartons into boards that replace plywood, tile backer, moisture resistant drywall and ceiling tiles. Beverage cartons comprise nearly 1% of the US waste stream and are recoverable through municipal recycling. ReWall is marketed to responsible consumers, builders, and design professionals, LEED-seekers, affordable housing projects, natural disaster preparation/recovery, regional to each production facility.


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    David Phillips

    David Phillips is one of company founders. As CEO, Phillips oversees business activities while working with recycling partners, government and construction experts to advance the sustainable building industry. Phillips has diverse experience as counsel to startup businesses, including real estate development and manufacturing. He is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, Tufts University and Tulane Law School.

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    Jan Rayman
    VP Business Development

    Jan Rayman is one of the company founders. Rayman possesses a Master's in Economics from Pardubice University in the Czech Republic. He co-founded Industrial Training & Consulting (ITC), and annually recruited and managed more than 100 skilled and unskilled workers for various U.S. companies in response to demand for a reliable, documented workforce. As a Project Manager since 2003, Jan coordinated large work-teams up and down the East Coast.

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    Operations Manager

    Craig TenHulzen provides more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing, production and warehousing environments. He is responsible for all manufacturing, purchasing and distribution operations, including meeting daily production goals. TenHulzen also manages engineering and maintenance projects, develops plant safety protocols and oversees quality control initiatives.

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    G. Toby Davis
    Regional Sales Manager

    Toby Davis brings 15 years of sales and marketing experience in the housing industry. His past housing experience includes modular construction, mortgage financing and flooring sales. He is responsible for building effective relationships with key decision makers and maximizing profitable sales growth.


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    Brett Trout
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    Kathi Koenig

Previous Investors

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    Scholle Corporation
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    Kinzler Construction Services