Industry News 5/29/2014

B$Z: RockyMounts Partners with GSD Global, LLC, Invests in Product Development

RockyMounts Partners with GSD Global, LLC, Invests in Product Development
Boulder-based car-rack manufacturer announces partnership with cycling design and engineering consultancy, aims to drive innovation, increase product offerings.

Press Release from Verde Communications

BOULDER, CO (MAY 29, 2014) – Boulder-based car-rack systems manufacturer RockyMounts announces today a new partnership with GSD Global, LLC—a product design consultancy specializing in the cycling industry—in order to help drive innovation in product development and increase product offerings.

"As a team we’re focused on innovation. Bobby Noyes and I continue to preach the mantra of continuous improvement; we're committed to producing great products that enhance the RockyMounts brand,” said Bruno Maier, President of RockyMounts, Inc. “To meet our growth strategies, we need to be working with the best design and engineering talent available. That is why we’re excited to work with GSD Global. Their combined experience and understanding of the bike industry will help us create the best products for the market.“

As part of RockyMounts' accelerated growth plan, the company has made significant changes to its engineering and design team during the last six months with a goal of driving future business through innovation and category expansion. As part of that initiative, the brand has restructured its product team and added the expertise of GSD Global, LLC.

“RockyMounts is a sleeping giant,” said Aaron Bethlenfalvy, chief designer of GSD Global, LLC. “And GSD has the tools and experience to wake its full potential. The real winner will be the consumer.”

About GSD Global, LLC. 
GSD Global is a product design and engineering consultancy specializing in the bicycle industry. Over the past four decades its work has helped many of the industries most popular global brands achieve best in class status in nearly every category. GSD offers clients a broad range of development services including conceptual development, mechanical, structural, electrical and production engineering, kinematic and CFD analysis, product management, graphic development and collateral development. With locations in Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Taiwan and Germany, GSD is positioned to meet the development needs of any brand no matter the size and scope.

About RockyMounts, Inc.
Locally owned and operated in Boulder, CO, RockyMounts designs innovative, rock solid, quiet and fuel-efficient rack systems colorful enough to fit any style. RockyMounts engineers its rack systems to safely carry your most prized possessions to and from your next epic outdoor adventure. No one has ever been this stoked to carry your stuff. For more information, visit RockyMounts.com.