Doubling Down on Innovation: Superfeet Announces Acquisition of RS Scan International Merger triples Superfeet Research and Development capabilities and expands reach in Europe
Merger triples Superfeet Research and Development capabilities and expands reach in Europe
FERNDALE, Wash. (June 12, 2019) – Superfeet, the industry leader in underfoot shape and support for more than four decades, is pleased to announce the company is joining forces with RS Scan International, the leader in movement analysis and personalized products for elite athletes throughout Europe, effective immediately. This merger expands Superfeet research capabilities and personalized manufacturing facilities to Europe giving consumers increased access to personalized products in Europe and the USA.
“Joining forces with the RS Scan team brings more like-minded, exceptionally talented members to the Superfeet fold. Having worked with the RS team closely on the ME3D personalized insole and Fitstation technology platform, it is clear their vast expertise and technology leadership complement our existing capabilities, we’re honored to have them on board,” explains John Rauvola, Superfeet CEO. “As technologies and innovations continue to drive our industry, this merger continues our ability to lead the way, and explore new opportunities for people to experience the Superfeet shape.”
The Superfeet and RS Scan union expands both organizations expertise in biomechanical research and analysis, and personalized product technology and development. Together Superfeet and RS Scan teams include more than 7 biomechanists, two complete R&D teams, pressure plate development and manufacturing, and state of the art insole and footwear production facilities in the USA and Europe.
“While working with Superfeet on the Fitstation platform, we saw the power of our elite level research and technology being applied to the Superfeet vision for personalized products available for everyday people.” Said Friso Hagman, RS Scan CEO. “We are happy our research and technology work will make an on-going contribution to improving the lives of people regardless of their athletic ability.”
ABOUT SUPERFEET: For more than 40 years, Pacific Northwest-based Superfeet has been creating innovative products featuring the highly-regarded Superfeet® shape, helping millions of people worldwide experience unparalleled comfort, pain relief and performance. Today, through the latest advancements in 3D-printing technology, Superfeet is taking insoles and footwear from massproduced products to individualized, made-for-you solutions. A 100% employee-owned company, Superfeet gives 1% of sales and countless volunteer hours to help others shape a strong
foundation for a healthy future. For more, visit superfeet.com.