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Former Advisory Board Member: Rich Scott


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Term Expired March 2013

Rich Scott is the former President of Quality Filters, Inc., having served since 1996. Quality Filters manufactures a full line of products for the commercial, industrial and residential HVAC filtration industries.The company has served the air filter market since 1983, employing 100 people in Robertsdale, AL. Quality Filters has grown over its more than 26-year history from a small manufacturing firm with a limited line of pleated filters to a competitive presence offering a large array of HVAC, gas phase, products nationwide. During his time, Scott grew the company from 35,000 to 65,000 square feet to accommodate business growth. In addition Mr. Scott expanded business through an agreement with Reckitt Benckiser, parent company of Lysol, to manufacture filters with the Lysol label. In 2008, Quality Filters worked with the Alabama Technology Network, a NIST MEP affiliate, to expand into a profitable niche market that presently accounts for about 15 percent of the company's sales and shows a potential for doubling. Under Mr. Scott's leadership, Quality Filters, Inc. was named as the 2011 Innovator Award recipient for the state of Alabama by the Southern Growth Policies Board


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Created May 31, 2016, Updated March 30, 2023