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We are pleased to announce the addition of J. Colin Leonard, Mike Etzel, and Matthew Vergin to the team. The threesome joins the Sarasota-based design studio, filling positions ranging from director to designer. ...    
GAINESVILLE, Fla., Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Obviously we are alarmed at the number of people that have been infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa and are very concerned now that Ebola has presented in the United States. Based on the significant number of hospitals and infection control professionals that are contacting us, we have begun collaborating with these healthcare professionals in the development of their institution's Ebola Preparedness Plans and are incorporating HyGreen® Hand Hygiene Recording and Reminding System technology. ...    
Sarasota, FL October 5, 2014 –ROBRADY design’s Senior Business Development Manager, Robert Karnick, is appearing at this year’s Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA) Medical Design Conference to discuss the impact of observational research in developing products that fight infection. ...    
Sarasota, FL September 26, 2014 – An international panel of design experts has awarded Sarasota-based ROBRADY design a prestigious Red Dot Award for its work on the Merlin Power Systems’ portable fuel cell. During an intensive two-day selection process, the panel evaluated more than 4,700 entries from around the world. ROBRADY’s submission ranked in the top 5%, which garnered the studio one of the highly-respected awards. ...    
February 25, 2014 — Now-a-days everywhere you turn something is green, usually literally, and claiming to benefit the world in some way. With all the "Green-washing", mixed messaging, over-saturation, and confusion, a lot of consumers are tuning out. So what do we do about it? ...    
Miami, FL, February 14, 2014 — In an effort to keep our finger on the pulse of the marine industry, Rob Brady and I battled alligator alley and Miami traffic to spend a day walking the 2014 Miami Boat show. My last trip was in 2007, so everything there was fresh to my eyes. As it’s a show full of high dollar big-boy toys, I bought a couple Powerball tickets on the way out of town. ...    
February 3, 2014 — Today’s lifestyles are out of balance and we are putting ourselves at risk with unhealthy habits. We are aging as a population and more likely to suffer from chronic diseases as we grow older. Our healthcare systems are buckling under the demand for costly and complicated care. In short, the healthcare industry is in crisis and facing a paradigm shift. The good news is there are plenty of opportunities for innovation within this crisis. ...    
Sarasota, FL, January 20, 2014 — The role of program management planner is new to the studio. I expect my job description to be a living document and ever evolving. In general, I am responsible for coordinating the evaluation and prioritization of the master studio project plan as part of the studio’s Program Management Office or PMO. ...    
Sarasota, FL January 13, 2014 ROBRADY staff additions fuel company growth and expansion in the medical, consumer and alternative energy markets. ROBRADY proudly welcomes Jonathan Jones and Eric Chartier to the studio. As a senior mechanical engineer, Jones will oversee product development on multiple projects, serving as a single point of contact for stakeholders and insuring each product exceeds customer expectations. Chartier joins the engineering staff as a mechanical designer and will work on the mechanical design and engineering aspects of various programs. ...    
December 18, 2013 — It takes a unique combination of aesthetics, functionality, value, ergonomics and quality to make a product that the consumer will view as good design. There is no standard formula to that equation and it is this variability to those attributes which make product design interesting. I suppose you can call it ‘industrial design Darwinism’ when products evolve over time to changing market conditions, trends and technology. In this evolution the proceeding attributes will always exist, but their individual influence on the final product has a dramatic influence on the result. ...