MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Worrell Inc., a full-service product design consultancy with offices in Minneapolis and Shanghai, has acquired the Montreal and San Diego offices of Gad Shaanan Design. The acquisition merges Worrell Inc.'s industrial design prowess with the engineering proficiencies of Gad Shaanan Design.
"These are both long-running companies," says President, Worrell Inc. -- International Kai Worrell. "We know how this business works. The Gad Shaanan strengths -- particularly their engineering sophistication -- will fuel our current growth."
The acquisition of Gad Shaanan Design closely follows the grand opening of Worrell Inc.'s Shanghai office in October 2007. Like the Minneapolis headquarters, the Shanghai office offers customer-based ethnographic research, branding, design strategy, industrial design and engineering. Additionally, the Shanghai office offers support throughout the manufacturing process.
Gad Shaanan, who founded Gad Shaanan Design twenty-five years ago, will remain active in the San Diego office following the acquisition. Shaanan and Worrell Inc. Founder Bob Worrell have been working closely for several months to ensure a seamless transition. "It's been great to watch Bob and Gad, two industry veterans, collaborating side by side," says Kai Worrell.
Worrell Inc. transforms businesses through intelligent product design. Known for their ability to forge authentic relationships, Worrell Inc. takes an interdisciplinary approach to product development, utilizing strategy, research, design and engineering. Worrell Inc.'s ability to cultivate a cutting-edge team has driven financial victories for a wide variety of clients since 1976.
|SOURCE Worrell Inc.|
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