- Tell us something about yourself, your background.
I am Michael H. Milan and am 60 years old. I have been in business for over 4O years. I have a mechanical engineering background. I have owned different businesses all my life. I am an inventor and am actively the CEO and President of Coollid Corporation
- Tell us about the products you invented with a brief explanation
I have invented different products, including Coollid, Vending machines using solar systems, Smoothies vending machine, Auto child safety systems, Rail road protection system, lrrigation systems, Cooling can system, etc,,
Coollid is the Only Spill Proof & Burn.Proof coffee cup lid patented worldwide in 37 different countries. Coollid can be used for Hot and Cold beverages. Eco Coollid Bio is Landfill Friendly and Compostable. With Coollid Cups and Lids, there is No need for Cup Sleeves, No need for Straws, No need for Sticks, No need for Double cupping. No fear of spills while driving or on the go. No fear of burning your mouth.
- How/Why did you start inventing. What set you off?
I first invented when I was 14 years old when I invented a go cart using motorcycle engine and wheelbarrow wheels. Every one of my inventions were invented because I saw a need for it. Like Coollid after I burnt my mouth at a Starbucks with hot tea.
- How did you get from idea to finished product?
I used my own mindset to design and then had samples made through a 3rd party if I could not make them myself.
- Let us know of useful resources that helped you i.e. Books, websites, software etc
Nothing was helpful to my inventions process except for my own mechanical mind. I did not use books, websites, or soft wares to invent or make prototypes.
- Where are you with your product?
We have been in business for 4 years and you can buy Coollid products on our website.
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