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Inspiration from an Olympic Legend | Design Integrity, Inc.

Jim Craig, the goalie from the 1980 US Olympic “Miracle on Ice” hockey team, was the keynote speaker last week at the 2018 PDMA Annual Conference in Chicago. His speech was inspiring on multiple levels. Jim shared several stories from his childhood, his development as a hockey player, and his Olympic experience with humor and […]

Review of 2018 PDMA Annual Conference in Chicago

The 2018 PDMA Annual Conference was held at the Swissotel in Chicago this past week.  Our firm, Design Integrity, has supported the Chicago chapter of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) in recent years, but this was the first annual conference that a representative of our firm attended (not just the cocktail party!). The conference […]

Phil Anthony Speaking at PDMA Annual Conference on Nov. 6, 2018

The PDMA (Product Development and Management Association) is holding their annual conference in Chicago from November 3 – 6, 2018. Phil Anthony of Design Integrity (DI) will be speaking on Tuesday 11/6/18 at 10 AM and sharing innovative approaches to ideation, teaming, and rapid new product development that were developed at DI over the last […]

New Materials Spur Innovation in Sporting Goods Manufacturing

Excerpts from the article by Austin Weber on with quotes from Phil Anthony of Design Integrity: “Faster, higher, stronger” is the Olympic motto. It’s also the underlying philosophy behind the $25 billion U.S. sporting goods industry. Sports equipment comes in all shapes and sizes. The diverse industry includes bicycles, camping gear, fishing tackle, fitness […]

PDMA Chicago White Space Innovation Mini-Conference – April 13, 2018

The Chicago chapter of the PMDA (Product Development Management Association) is hosting a mini-conference tomorrow at mHUB in Chicago from 8:30 AM to 6 PM.  Speakers include Barry Calpino, Monika Wingate of Digsite, and Mark Karasek of Chamberlain. Philip Anthony, the president and founder of Design Integrity, Inc. in Chicago, will be on the panel […]

American Standard ActiClean Wins Lowe’s Innovation of the Year Award

The American Standard Brands (ASB) ActiClean self-cleaning toilet was honored by Lowe’s with a 2016 Innovation of the Year award. For award recognition, Lowe’s selects products that set the highest bar for innovation. The announcement can be viewed online at:  innovation of the year Design Integrity, Inc. in Chicago collaborated with ASB on the design, development […]

Design Integrity Launches New Website

February 27, 2018 – Design Integrity, Inc., a new product design and development consulting firm in Chicago, is excited to announce the launch of our new website. The new site highlights Design Integrity’s new product design consulting services, and it includes several examples of our engineering, industrial design, and new product development work in the […]