Posts In Category: American Innovation


The Broadest Prototype Network in Kansas City, Missouri

25 Mar 2014 Jeanne Bojarski 0 Comment
Prototyping is the lynchpin that links product development and commercialization.  It’s always a heart-stopping moment when the physical prototype of a product is seen and touched for the first time. Outsourcing a prototype shop can help ensure that the best of the best is selected for an assignment.  As a Kansas City, Missouri-based company, R2FACT […]
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Employee Spotlight – Scott Wayland

12 Mar 2014 Jeanne Bojarski 0 Comment
Scott’s ambition is to design products so appealing that they fly off the shelves. He set on the career path of industrial design when a high school teacher impressed with his drawing ability recommended it.  He was hooked after finding out that it was essentially product development – making something new, innovative and useful. Steve […]
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R2FACT Store Now Open for Business

31 Dec 2013 Jeanne Bojarski 0 Comment
Crowdfunding Site Lets Entrepreneurs Test Waters of Market Demand: R2FACT is a nationally recognized product development company that moves makers’ product ideas through the design, engineering, prototyping and manufacturing stages.  With the launch of the on-line R2FACT Store crowdfunding site at www.R2FACTStore.com, products can be tested for market demand while raising seed money for the […]
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Product Development Focus: Portable Trainer

18 Nov 2013 Jeanne Bojarski 0 Comment
Here are some insights into how innovation transforms an idea into a finished product. What is it? Fit In Fitness Portable Trainer™ is a compact 3-in-1 fitness product: a rocker board that converts to a stepper platform and stand-alone wobble board for advanced balance training. The three parts support hundreds of full body exercises. The benefit? […]
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Supporting Stowers’ Vital Biomedical Research

04 Nov 2013 Jeanne Bojarski 0 Comment
Most of R2FACT’s clients are focused on bringing a product to market.  One of our repeat customers, the Stowers Institute for Biomedical Research, comes to us with a different agenda – helping scientists refine their ideas into tools that support the research process.  Since our first collaboration shortly after our founding, R2FACT has become the […]
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Matching Invention with Investment

14 Oct 2013 R2FACT 0 Comment
For the fourth year in a row the Missouri Tech Expo, attracting new technology entries from around the state, brought investors to a showcase of innovations and inventions. They were developed in university research departments such as plant and animal sciences, family and community medicine, comparative medicine, nuclear science and radiochemistry. The Expo, held on […]
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Employee Spotlight – Leonard Thompson

11 Aug 2013 R2FACT 0 Comment
 Leonard is a Senior Industrial Designer who has been with R2FACT for over three years. He has a degree in Industrial Design from Kansas State College in Pittsburg and studied Mechanical Engineering for two years at the University of Missouri at Rolla. He says his engineering background gives him an objective perspective on solving problems […]
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In LOWES® stores now – Garden Weasel Tools

04 Apr 2013 R2FACT 0 Comment
Garden Weasel launched five new Garden tools in LOWES® stores nationwide in March, 2013. The collaborative Team including R2FACT Product Development, Garden Weasel, Lundmark Advertising and the GW Factory in Taiwan, designed, engineered, prototyped and manufactured five new Garden tools. Four of the five Tools are now merchandised in a permanent Retail Fixture in over […]
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Winner of KU Product Design Contest Announced

13 Dec 2012 R2FACT 0 Comment
What can the next generation teach us about innovation? Perhaps a lot. Over the past three months, students at the University of Kansas have been digging in at their chance to become part of tomorrow’s cutting-edge product design. Eleven students studying design participated in an Innovation Competition to design a product for a real business. […]
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The Winning Product is…

02 Oct 2012 R2FACT 0 Comment
We hate to break it to you, but lots of people have great ideas. There are many facets to what makes a product a success. Does it fill a need? Does it come in at the right price point? Is it properly marketed? Does it captivate customers’ emotions? Arguably, one of the most important elements […]
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