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Haven Innovation partners with Goodwill Industries

MUSKEGON, MI — Goodwill Industries of West Michigan is pleased to announce their new contract partnership with local manufacturer Haven Innovation.

Haven Innovation is a Grand Haven company and maker of the new HotLogic brand of ovens for home kitchens, company breakrooms, student dorms, cars and trucks. The company is subcontracting the packaging of its HotLogic MINI oven products to individuals participating in Goodwill’s work training program for people with disabilities. As many as 20 Goodwill program participants will be working on the project as a result of the outsourcing initiative, and the number of jobs is expected to increase.

“We are pleased to partner with Goodwill in this venture, as we all seek to improve lives through innovation: the lives of our customers, our employees and our community — it’s an excellent match,” said Jacob Wisner, CEO of HotLogic / Haven Innovation. “We recognize the good work and accomplishments of Goodwill, and will now realize the benefits of the training and supervision they extend to people with disabilities, because it is true that an inclusive workplace is a better workplace.”

Goodwill operates an Industrial Services Center in Muskegon that provides services such as packaging and assembly through contracts with local manufacturers. Goodwill Industrial Services Center is ISO 9001:2015 certified and all work is inspected for quality assurance.

“We provide a wide range of services that offer cost-effective solutions for area manufacturers,” said Goodwill Industrial Services Manager Stan Brown. “Haven Innovation’s partnership provides meaningful, engaging, paid work opportunities for people with significant disabilities, preparing them for competitive employment. We feel the Haven Innovation’s philosophy of improving people’s lives strongly aligns with Goodwill’s mission.”

About HAVEN INNOVATION / HOTLOGIC:

Haven Innovation is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) specializing in proprietary products that improve customers’ quality of life. HotLogic is a branded product family of slow cooking appliances, ovens with SmartShelf® Technology for corporate breakrooms and home kitchens, and personal ovens for busy lifestyles: mobile workers, students, tailgaters, firefighters, flight attendants, teachers, etc. Leveraging robust in-house design, engineering, prototyping, and manufacturing capabilities to bring fresh ideas to market, Haven Innovation creates new product lines across industry verticals and markets, ranging from food service to automotive safety. Haven Innovation Inc. manufactures industrial machinery, food service equipment, automotive safety systems, medical and electro-mechanical devices such as The Cox Table, a chiropractic instrument, and Power Seat Adjusters for recreational vehicles and Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Systems.

For more information visit: MyHotLogic.com or HotLogicMINI.com or call (616) 935-1040.

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