In Memoriam: Byron Lapin, Convenience Products CEO
Byron Lapin, president and CEO of Convenience Products and its parent company Clayton Corporation, passed away suddenly at his home Tuesday, November 10.
Convenience Products manufactures industrial and consumer products under the brand names Touch ‘n Seal ®, Touch ‘n Foam®, and SEAL-KRETE® with locations in St. Louis, Missouri, and Auburndale, Florida.
Lapin was the son of the late Aaron “Bunny” Lapin, who invented Reddi-Wip®, the first whipped cream available in an aerosol can, in 1948. Byron became president in 1970 and founded Convenience Products, proudly expanding upon his father’s original idea of “convenience in a can”.