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Product Development Consultants
Production Engineered Designs (PED) is a highly experienced innovation consultant firm
with global resources in design. Manufacturing, engineering & technology transfer. PED’s
mission is to turn innovation into manufacturable, cost competitive and user friendly
Working as an extension of your internal product sourcing group with 30 plus years of
domestic & Asian sourcing experience, PED can lower your manufacturing & product
development costs, establish strategic supplier partnerships with highly qualified
PED offers retailers the opportunity to have direct manufacturing/product development
partners for products in which their brand has more value/recognition than their existing
suppliers with increased profit margins & technology/design advantages.
An extension of your Product Development Engineering & Marketing team:
New ideas to solve old problems
Tangible & perceived consumer benefits/product features
Evaluation of existing product lines directed at the next generation product
Product ideas that complement & expands your existing product line
Next generation product concepts & technologies
How PED's Product Development Consultancy Can Help You
Reduce your time to market
Decrease development costs by minimizing staff through the use of Asian partners
Identifying product opportunities
Assist your marketing team in the creation of a technology/product roadmap
Offer Marketing "Out of the Box" ideation
Product Opportunities: Identify opportunities through new products analysis & review of
existing product lines against marketing /sales channels and brand recognition.
Line Extensions: Innovate new product concepts that expand client’s product line.
Innovative User Ergonomics: Expand new products through innovative demonstrable user
friendly/cost effective features.
Technology Transfer: Product differentiation with innovation through the linking of
alternative technologies and materials to add features performance & consumer benefits.
Industrial Design Management: Provide the technical/marketing interface for outside
industrial design firms to ensure product goals are achieved within realistic time frames,
cost constraints, product target costs, manufacturing limitations and engineering
Team Building: Design interactive team approaches with Marketing & Engineering staff that
allow common goals to be set and achieved, while moving products from concept to
retailers shelves in record time.
Program Management/Reduced Product Development Cycles: Developing program
timelines with decision tollgates, responsible group deliverables by date, inclusive of all
decision processes from project initiation through production release.
Structuring and revitalizing engineering/new product development teams to work in
conjunction with their manufacturing, marketing & sales partners.
Product Specifications: Development of product Specifications of Performance” (PSP) to
ensure that the product development and manufacturing sources achieve all functional,
construction, safety, quality, cosmetic, packaging and approval agency requirements for
On Site Support: Travel to supplier sites to work with factory engineers, designers,
toolmakers, QA staff & manufacturing engineers to accelerate design process, debug startup and/or trouble shoot production problems (specializing in Asian suppliers).
Developing and leading qualified Asian engineering/manufacturing teams to produce
client’s products with the best quality and pricing.
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