Business: Manufactures and markets HANDy line of pails, cups and trays for professional and do-it-yourself painters, as well as the new HANDy Bucket Builder products, available through a variety of independent and chain hardware and paint stores.

Founded: 2001

Headquarters: Chanhassen


Employees: Six

Executives: Mark Bergman, president

2010 revenue: $7 million

Strategy: Continue new product development, pursue greater international sales, try to close deals with large retailers.