About the business:
DeatschWerks, located in Oklahoma City, has been creating and selling high-performance fuel injectors since 2004. Originally a personal hobby of CEO David Deastch, the company now serves customers in 13 countries. Deastch has a degree in microbiology and worked in a cancer lab before starting DeatschWerks. In 2004, he began selling his products via eBay. Two years later, Deastch quit his job as a microbiologist to focus on his new business. DeatschWerks recently landed contracts to supply injectors to the Department of Defense.
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