Sustaining Office Furniture Design Into the 21st Century with SOLIDWORKS Solutions


Teknion Corporation

The Company


As a leading international designer and manufacturer of mid-to high-end office systems and related furniture products, Teknion Corporation knows what change is all about. Today's business settings are dramatically different from those of years past, and the offices of the future constitute a continually evolving landscape. By understanding current trends and anticipating future needs, Teknion has made change a key part of the company's global culture of innovation and growing record of success.

The Challenge 

Develop office systems furniture products on a global scale with an eye toward expanding product lines, supporting sustainability goals, and driving sales initiatives over the long term.

The Solution

Implement SOLIDWORKS Professional design, SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM product data management, and SOLIDWORKS Sustainability environmental assessment software.

The Result 

  • Quadrupled number of product lines
  • Reduced development time by 50 percent
  • Cut prototyping requirements in half
  • Supported sales, collaboration and sustainable design initiatives

With SOLIDWORKS solutions, we have progressed from designing products more efficiently to managing global design data more effectively to considering the environmental ramifications of our products. It's clear that we chose the right partner to support our long-term product development goals

Claudio Perfetti
Product Engineering Manager, Teknion Corporation