We are a proud to partner or to have partnered in new product development with these great companies:
180 Innovations (Previously BESTMED LLC)
180 Innovations – Original partnership was as a retainer service contract to develop a line of dental care products based on the original product design we developed for CVS. The two original partners of BESTMED, LLC involved PED in their sales presentations to buyers as well as their supplier interface/sourcing arm which expanded into weighing systems, health monitoring products, skin care appliances.
American Harvest (Nesco)
American Harvest (Nesco) – During the mid/late 1990’s PED worked with American Harvest to develop the first consumer countertop steam convection oven as an extension to their existing convection oven line. PED developed and filed patents for both steam cooking appliances and Steam convection ovens. A change in corporate structure/management occurred before product introduction.
Black & Decker
Black & Decker – During the mid/late 1990’s PED worked as a sourcing service to Black & Decker (then located in Shelton, CT) for manufacture in Mexico for their food steamer and electric skillets.
Conair Corp. – During the mid/late 1990’s PED worked as a sourcing service to Cuisinart Div. of Conair for manufacture in Mexico for their Cuisinart food processors. PED’s electronic partner in China designed & produced the control mother boards for the European Blender.
Crane USA/W&K USA
Crane – PED is proud to be actively partnered with Crane in the development of all their new products since 2012 as well as supporting the development engineering in conjunction with their suppliers and Hong Kong office of W&K.
Walgreens – PED developed in cooperation with a China factory partner Walgreens first private label high end hair straightener with digital display, floating nano-silver ceramic plates, temperature feedback, and negative ion technology.
CVS – PED developed in cooperation with a China factory partner CVS’s first private label sonic toothbrush with UV sterilization. In 2010 PED transferred the business to BESTMED, LLC to be the supplier to CVS and develop a full line of product in conjunction.
Health-o-meter / Pelouze / Sunbeam
PED initially was a consultant to Sunbeam / Health-O-Meter until 1999 when the founder under a 3 year contract assumed the role of VP of New Product Development for two of Sunbeam’s
divisions from 1999 through 2001.
Helen of Troy
Helen of Troy – Having originally been the VP of Product Development & Engineering prior to forming PED, provided occasional new product development consulting services from 1999 – 2014.
Kaz (Kaz & Vicks Brand)
Kaz – One of PED’s early clients dating back to 1992 in which PED provide full product development services inclusive of ideation, program management, product design, testing, tool maker interface and compliance from 1992 – 1998.
Lasko – PED’s electronic partner in China designed & produced the control mother boards for the Lasko’s new thermostatic fans.
NCI Technologies – PED provided retained services for technology, business development in the role of advisor/consultant to NCI technologies from 2006 through 2014, including the development of their new Accuro Product Medical scale line.
PED provided product development & sourcing services using PED Ltd. of Hong Kong & PED, Inc of El Paso for dental products.
Salton – PED developed the first countertop Steam Convection Oven & the first Instant Heat Steam on Demand Hairsetter for Salton using PED’s patents between 2001 through 2003.
Sunbeam – PED initially was a consultant to Sunbeam Health @ Home until 1999 when the founder under a 3 year contract assumed the role of VP of New Product Development for two of Sunbeam’s divisions from 1999 through 2001.
Tanita Corp. / Tanita Worldwide
Tanita – PED’s founder under a 3 year contract assumed the role of VP of Technology for Tanita’s USA divisions from 2003 to 2006 to develop both consumer & medical scales.
The Sharper Image
The Sharper Image – One of PED’s early clients dating back to 1992 in which PED provide full product development services inclusive of ideation, program management, product design, testing, sourcing and manufacture using PED, Inc., PED Ltd. of Hong Kong in cooperation with a China factory partner from 1992 through 1998.
Vivint Smart Home
Vivint Smart Home – A local Las Cruez, NM start-up company retained PED & associates to do the initial concept development of their initial Smart Home system using the internal wiring of the home to monitor and operate all electronic controls throughout the home as well as home security.
Waterloo Industries – PED working as a part of a team of Design Firms developed the first high end smart technology Tool Center and in cooperation with a China factory partner provided a portion of the electronic components.