The Hayes Company, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the design, sourcing and manufacture of high quality lawn and garden décor items. Current products span a wide spectrum of decorative and functional categories, from Shepherd Hooks, Trellises and Plant Caddies to Wind Chimes, Bird Feeders and Garden Statuary, and are sold in all major retail channels in the United States and Canada.
With more than 600 new products produced each year, The Hayes Company needed to more efficiently innovate and manage the development process of its seasonally-driven products in order to meet consumer demand at the retail level.
Dassault Systèmes Response
Hayes selected MatrixOne’s Matrix10 PLM environment and appllications based on their flexibility, rapid implementation and powerful collaborative workflow capabilities.
Less than 60 days from selection to implementation
Expected reduction in shipping costs by as much as 50% annually
Reduced time to design, develop and manufacture products
Higher quality, efficiency and profitability of products
Vastly improved communication between teams, suppliers and business partners