In 2010, Lisa and Kevin Shemwell, experienced veterans in the Secondary Aluminum Industry challenged themselves to find a solution to a problem that had plagued the Aluminum Melting Industry for years... How to produce a blended flux that is uniformly sized to prevent segregation while ensuring the accuracy of each blend component for a competitive price
The Answer – the birth of CFS!
Certified Flux Solutions, LLC was founded in 2010 based on operating with the core values of:
· Outstanding customer service
Lisa Shemwell brings over 40 years of plant management knowledge and experience in the Secondary Aluminum Industry, the industry market for Certified Flux Solutions. In Ms. Shemwell's long career she has experience in green field startup operations and has twice taken over the managed plants that were in bankruptcy, each time bringing them to become the most profitable operations in their divisions.
In 1991, together with Kevin Shemwell, Ms. Shemwell embarked on her first entrepreneurial venture when she built a secondary aluminum foundry in Wabash, IN. Ms. Shemwell led each phase of the operation from the initial construction, equipment design and lay-out, through growth and expansion, her leadership drove her company’s financial performance. Ms. Shemwell successfully negotiated the acquisition of her company to Alumitech Inc., which was later acquired by Aleris International.
As a plant manager that purchased and melted flux for more than 25 years, Ms. Shemwell’s knowledge and experience gives CFS a unique insight and total understanding of the important role of the flux to the overall productivity and melt recovery of our customer’s furnaces. Ms. Shemwell understands the flux CFS’s sells not just from a “flux sales person” or a “flux manufacturers” perspective, at CFS we understand flux from our customer’s perspective.
Our Mission Statement: CFS was conceived and operates on a foundation of customer service and commitment to provide a “certifiably” accurate quality flux uniformly sized at a competitive price.