Industrial technology and packaging students in the Orfalea College of Business are selling unique gifts just in time for the holidays.
Cal Poly’s industrial technology and packaging capstone course, IT 407: Applied Business Operations, empowers teams of students to explore the full spectrum of product design, manufacturing and sales. Across a 10-week course, students must invent a unique product, prototype their design, invest in raw materials, standardize manufacturing, produce 80 to 100 units, market the product, and sell all units.
Grill n’ Chill
The Grill n’ Chill is an outdoor bbq caddie that includes food storage space, a cutting board, a spice rack, a bottle opener and beverage holder in one convenient tray that will assist you when grilling your food. Learn more and purchase at www.cpgrillnchill.weebly.com.
The Hitch Hider is hide-a-key that is locked to your trailer hitch with a combination locking pin that fits most all standard sized hitches at 2″x2″. The design plate features aesthetic options, including the Cal Poly logo! Learn more and purchase at www.hitchhider.wordpress.com.
The Tee Mate is the premier golf tee, ball marker, divot tool, and scoring pencil organizer made from aluminum. Never start a game of golf without enough tees again! Learn more and purchase at www.sites.google.com/site/cpteemate.
Uncapped is a new take on the traditional bottle opener with a few innovative tweaks using high quality stainless steel and African Mahogany. Powerful magnets have been embedded into the wood to catch falling caps and allows the device to be mounted onto a variety of surfaces such as your fridge.