Doubling Down on Innovation: Superfeet Announces Acquisition of RSscan International

June 13, 2019

Merger triples Superfeet Research and Development capabilities and expands reach in Europe

FERNDALE, Wash. (June 13, 2019) – Superfeet, the industry leader in underfoot shape and support for more than four decades, is pleased to announce the company has acquired RSscan 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 RSscan 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 RSscan union expands both organizations expertise in biomechanical research and analysis, and personalized product technology and development. Together Superfeet and RSscan 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, RSscan 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 mass-produced 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.

ABOUT RSscan: For more than 25 years the Belgium-based company has worked to create innovative, easy-to-use technology solutions for capturing highly-accurate dynamic pressure measurements in biomechanical research labs, clinics, and athletic and high-end footwear shops worldwide. Today, state-of-the-art RSscan technology solutions are widely used for scientific and clinical applications in the fields of podiatry, podotherapy, physiotherapy, orthotics, neurology and osteopathy.  RSscan is recognized as the international leader in providing professional athletes, biomechanics experts and footwear brands with tools for in-depth gait analysis. For more information, visit https://rsscan.com/