Business: Designs, manufactures and installs the Cabreeze, a patent-pending convertible patio structure with a roof and walls that open and close independently to accommodate changing weather conditions and differing uses.
Headquarters: River Falls, Wis.
Employees: Four full-time, two part-time
Executives: Kent Forsland, founder and owner
2010 revenue: $300,000, projected to surpass $1 million this year.
Strategy: Pursue business with independent restaurants while seeking opportunities with chains; develop residential market and dealer network to reach homeowners.