"Always Striving. Always Innovating. We strive to maintain our reputation for high quality and reliability. Our continuous ranking as a top supplier to our customers is a reflection of the importance we place on compliance. It's what separates us."_____________________________________
Always striving, Always innovating. Foward's mission is to design cases of the highest quality in the industry. We work with OEM partners to establish a sustainable process of manufacturing using the newest technologies and highest factory standards to ensure safety, precision and design. The result: top performing cases delivered all over the world, setting the bar in customer service.
"Creating a tight-knit working relationship with our clients gives us the ability to create stellar designs that meet or surpass their expectations."_____________________________________
From the first sketch to the last prototype, we create ideas that bring visions to life. Our in-house capabilities include: ideation, hand sketches, illustrations, 3D modeling, mockups and 3D printing. Our experienced staff facilitates an open communication with clients to make sure we find successful design solutions each and every time.
"Quality is our driving force. We fully understand the important role compliance plays in keeping your global supply chain running efficiently and without disruption."_____________________________________
As industry leaders, our team meets and surpasses customer, consumer and local regulatory compliance requirements. Our in-depth knowledge of environmental, health, and safety concerns allows Forward to create unique test plans for our clients’ products. In order to develop sustainable products, materials and final parts are tested for AZO Colorants, RoHS/REACH, Phthalates, PVC, BPA, Latex content, as well as cycle testing and accelerated life testing.
"At Forward, we strive to maintain our reputation for high quality and reliability. Our continuous ranking as a top supplier to our customers is a reflection of the importance we place on compliance. It’s what separates us."_____________________________________
Forward has years of experience working with its customers in highly regulated industries such as medical devices, consumer electronics and toys. With an established footprint in China, we work directly with our OEM partners and clients on multi-week forecasts and demand planning. We hold four weeks of supply and safety stock and allow for 100% inspection of raw materials prior to production through shipment. We also offer clients real time 24/7 access to order status. Our expertise in a wide range of production methods using an even wider range of compliant materials, allows Forward the ability to offer our customers the widest possible range of solutions. Forward’s production capabilities include:
SOFT GOODS/CUTTING & SEWING
FLATBED, POST & COMPUTER SEWING DIE & LASER CUTTING
(A wide range of density and materials offered to fit customer’s individual needs)
(Silicones available in medical and FDA approved materials)
MISC. PRODUCTION CAPABILITIES
Silkscreen, pad-printing, hot-stamping, embroidered logos, sonic welding, retail packaging as well as bulk
"What makes us different? We do not look at ourselves as manufacturers. We are solution providers that have expertise in every aspect of the manufacturing process from design to compliance to ensure our clients’ global supply chain needs are met."_____________________________________
Our global customer solutions staff provides real time 24/7/365 service. We provide peace of mind for our customers by creating out of the box proactive solutions, which highlight our dedication. Whether it’s traveling across the world to help aid a customer to ensure a product launches on time, meeting a customer’s need for third party warehousing, or producing products in less than a week; Forward Industries goes the extra mile for customers. Issues like pricing, logistics and regulation are taken head on. We take ownership. It is our job to protect the integrity of your brand.
"Our experience working within multiple highly regulated industries allows Forward to combine the best practices of each of these industries to the benefit of all our customers."_____________________________________
Whether we’re bringing compliance structure to a packaged good company or a consumer design aesthetic to a global medical provider, all of our clients benefit from our global perspective and multi-industry expertise. Our scope of work extends to the following retail and OEM industries:
"Our partners are critical in ensuring that your products are brought to market in a manner that is safe, compliant, and expeditious."_____________________________________
To ensure that our products meet the highest levels of quality control and distribution, we have created long-standing partnerships with some of the best recognized names in their respective fields of testing and certification, global logistics and shipping. These partners include:
Intertek and SGS:
Fully accredited labs testing for all environmental and health requiremnts including RoHS, REACH, Phthlates, AZO, BPA, PVC as well as cycle testing
ARDL - Akron, Ohio:
Specialty latex laboratory testing for latex content
PACKAGING AND ACCELERATED LIFE TESTING
An independent testing laboratory offering extensive package testing services
LOGISTICS, SHIPPING & WAREHOUSING
CH Robinson, USA
Forward has the ability to ship, warehouse, and deliver our customer’s products efficiently and is inclusive of VAT Services through both our US and European based partners.
VIEW THE INTERACTIVE PROCESS
Precision & Quality
Design a cover for Leica’s newest camera that allows for full functionality, protects, and could have multiple aesthetic looks.
Innovation & Execution
Develop a case using the thermoforming process to create compartments for the devices placed inside.
Complex & Realization
Design and develop a case that allows for basic functionality and more importantly allows the device to float in water.
Function & Aesthetics
Develop a silicone skin with a molded pattern.
“What is most important to me is that we generate long term partnerships with our customers. We understand our customer's needs in order to provide the right logistics and product solutions.”
- Eugene, COO
“We work closely with a diverse group of clients with varying products whose needs are unique and present their own challenges. Our design group excels at meeting those demands head on. We want our clients to feel proud of the product we’ve designed for them.”
- Frank, Director
“The most satisfying aspect of having responsibility for both quality and compliance, is ensuring we are not only delivering a product that meets our customers’ specifications, but exceeds them and are actually cleaner and safer than required.”
- Cory, Director