Sauder Woodworking

United States Brand: ENOVIA
Industry: Home & Lifestyle

Sauder Woodworking Co. began in 1934 in Archbold, Ohio, in the backyard garage of Erie Sauder. The company stayed relatively small until 1951, when Sauder developed the world’s first ready-to-assemble (RTA) table. The rest is history.

The Challenge

Increase effi ciency and reduce time consuming errors caused by manual data entry from multiple teams.

Dassault Systèmes Response

Sauder chose ENOVIA SmarTeam on the Windows® platform to create a central source of up-to-date data that integrates with the company’s ERP and MRP systems.


Design cycles have been cut 33 percent and the number of SKUs (customer-specific product versions) managed has increased 50 percent, improving Sauder’s potential for market growth.