In 1995, Phillip E. Pennington, founded Star 10 - 'Paint Stripper That Works!' In Muskegon, Michagan at a young age, Phillip started working for his father in the paint and decoration business. With 50 years of hands on experience in surface preparation, Phillip wanted to find a safer, cleaner way to strip paint. He used his chemical application experience and applied it to the development of the Star 10 formula. Phillip's knowledge has been passed down to our expert support team. They are available to talk to you "one on one" when you find yourself lost with the daunting task of removing old paint. From start to finish you will find Star 10 paint stripping products to be easier, faster and more environmentally friendly.