Robert Schlott is Chairman/CEO of Warren Distribution, Inc., which his grandfather founded in 1922 as Warren Oil Company. The business began by supplying lubricating oils and related products to the agricultural business, and that business remains the principle focus of the firm today. In 1971, Terminal Packaging Corporation was founded in Council Bluffs, IA as the manufacturer of plastic bottles and a packager of automotive coolants. This operation was later expanded to include lube oil blending and packaging. Terminal Packaging Corporation became a subsidiary of Warren Distribution in 1990 and in 1994 was merged into Warren. The manufacturing operation is known as Warren Performance Packaging today, an operating division of Warren Distribution.