Remington Products Company

Remington Products Company overcame the challenges related to the flight of manufacturing to overseas suppliers by using SolidWorks Professional software.

The Challenge

How does a U.S.-based fabricator of foam cushioning products for the footwear industry succeed amid an onslaught of low-cost global competition? Remington Products Company overcame the challenges related to the flight of manufacturing to overseas suppliers by using SolidWorks Professional software.

The Solution

The company chose SolidWorks software because it is easy to use and makes product development more efficient. Remington Products engineers also believed that SolidWorks provided the right mix of design and mold development tools to help the company shorten time-to-market and control costs. By implementing SolidWorks, Remington Products shortened its design cycles by 25 percent, improved its time-to-market by 20 to 25 percent, reduced its scrap/rework costs by 15 to 20 percent, and expanded beyond its traditional OEM footwear business.

Success Metric

  • Shortened design cycles by 25 percent

  • Improved time-to-market by 20 to 25 percent

  • Reduced scrap/rework costs by 15 to 20 percent

  • Expanded beyond traditional OEM footwear business