The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 11.27.19

This week’s patented ideas include an undercounter appliance drain pan, an updated protective envelope and a new system for blocking credit card charges.

Local startup peddles metal business cards

“Unlike a paper card that’s just an afterthought, every single time you hand someone a metal card, when you have that second conversation, they remember it,” said Ryan Leach, co-founder of Lux Metal Card.

Foreclosures: 11.25.19

A $2 million home in Goochland’s Manakin Sabot heads up the list this week. Also, several plots of land in Chesterfield are on the block. For the entire list, become a BizSense Pro member.