EZ Dump Commercial Selected as a Semifinalist in Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge by the

Patented SmartcanMax eliminates the struggle associated with trash bag liner removal forever - safer for the millions of workers who handle trash
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PHOENIX - May 12, 2015 - PRLog -- Today, EZ Dump Commercial Inc., the innovative design and engineering company behind the revolutionary SmartcanMax™, announced that it has been selected as a Semifinalist in the Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge by the Arizona Commerce Authority.

EZ Dump Commercial is thrilled to be named for a second time as one of 25 semifinalists in the Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC) bi-annual business plan competition. The company was chosen from more than 138 applicants to move forward in the competition, which awards $3 million to talented entrepreneurs each year. EZ Dump Commercial is eligible for a grant award of up to $250,000. The semifinalists were selected by a panel of expert judges who assessed innovative startups and early stage companies on technology potential, marketing strategy, quality of management team and economic impact.

“Innovation is critical to our company and the growth of our business and the creation of jobs here in Arizona is our goal,” says Kiran “Raj” RajBhandary, president of EZ Dump Commercial. “The opportunity to participate in the AIC Innovation Challenge is exciting and we look forward to this process. We are especially pleased that providing a safer product for the American worker resonated with the selection process again.”

Arizona is ranked as the nation’s most active entrepreneurial state by the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity.

“We’re proud to be a part of an entrepreneurial ecosystem that celebrates the economic vitality we feel as an Arizona startup,” says RajBhandary. “With all eyes on our state, this platform will undoubtedly support our vision to manufacture, grow, and succeed from right here in Arizona.”

Arizona's engagement with early-stage companies through its suite of targeted programs continues to spur growth, technology commercialization and capital investment within the state's innovation culture. With more than 1,400 applications received for the AIC since 2011, the program continues to be among the many opportunities available to innovators which have made Arizona a hub for entrepreneurial activity and startup success. For more information on the Arizona Commerce Authority, visit www.azcommerce.com. For more on EZ Dump Commercial visit www.ezdumpcommercial.com. (http://www.ezdumpcommercial.com/)


EZ Dump Commercial Inc., is an innovative design and engineering company focused on the waste receptacle needs of the restaurant, hospitality and commercial office markets. With its patented SmartcanMax™users can simply tie a trash bag closed, step on the foot release pedal at the base of SmartcanMax™, remove the body and then easily discard the bag from the EZ Dump SmartcanMax™ base. SmartcanMax™reduces the potential for injury by allowing the user to get in the proper lifting position every time trash is removed. SmartcanMax™ is one hundred percent recyclable, manufactured with sustainable and recycled materials and proudly Made in the USA.

Kiran RajBhandary

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