Wolverine Worldwide, Inc.
Few companies can say that they have the world at their feet, but that's exactly the case at Wolverine Worldwide, Inc. Leveraging a diverse business model that spans 190 countries and various footwear categories, Wolverine has come a long way since G.A. Krause founded the company more than 125 years ago. Today, the Michigan manufacturer produces more than a dozen footwear brands—including well-known names like Hush Puppies®, Merrell®, and Wolverine®—and has grown to become a global enterprise.
Accelerate and expand product development while simultaneously increasing innovation and controlling costs.
Implement SOLIDWORKS Premium design and analysis software to improve product development efficiency.
- Shortened design cycles by 60 percent
- Cut development costs by 50 percent
- Reduced material usage by 50 percent
- Expanded product line by 200 percent
"We make a lot of models and prototypes of our shoes, and SOLIDWORKS has helped us to make greater use of virtual models.... Overall, we have cut our development costs by 50 percent.”