Chris G. Weiser – CRAM-A-LOT/J.V. Manufacturing


Chris G. Weiser

Chris Weiser worked as a mechanical engineer at Freeport-McMoRan before joining his step father’s baler company.  In 1992, he was promoted to President and in 1996 became the owner of the company.  Today, CRAM-A-LOT/J.V. Manufacturing has over 200 employees and two manufacturing plants and still retains its relationship with its first customer, Wal-Mart.  Chris’ management philosophy is very community and family-oriented, encouraging employees to actively engage in their children’s lives.  He served on the WASTEC Board of Governors from 1992 to 1997 and was elected Chairman for the 1997 term.  He has helped develop ANSI Z245 standards, was chairman of the Membership Committee, and recipient of two association awards.  He also served on EIA’s Board of Trustees from 1998 to 2003, including Secretary-Treasurer for three years.  He is very active in his community, currently serving on the board of the Northwest Arkansas Community Foundation and Chairman of the Water and Sewer Commission.