Robert S. Lerman – Founder & CEO, eBottles420.com
Mr. Lerman has over 40 years of experience in packaging.
He started eBottles.com, an online catalog of bottles and closures, in 2002 together with Josh Erlanger the CTO. eBottles420.com grew out of the success of eBottles.com and has become the market leader in the supply of rigid packaging to the legal cannabis industry.
Mr. Lerman founded The Lerman Container Corporation, a distributor of bottles and packaging components in 1979, and Custom Bottle, Inc. a manufacturer of plastic bottles in 1983.
Lerman Container and Custom Bottle grew to over 200 employees under his stewardship and both companies were sold to the management in 2006. Lerman Container was subsequently sold to Berlin Packaging, while Custom Bottle is still in operation today as CKS Packaging.
Mr. Lerman has been active in various industry associations in the distribution and manufacturing segments of the industry. He is a past President of the Packaging Association of Distributors and Manufacturers and has served on the Advisory Board of Packaging Technology Magazine. He was a member of the National Association of Container Distributors and the Young Presidents Organization.