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What Happened in Vegas… We’ve Got to Share!

Davison News, Hugs Pet Products, Inventions

SuperZoo LogoSuperZoo 2015 has just wrapped up in sunny Las Vegas, but our friends at Hugs Pet Products took full advantage of the three-day national show for pet retailers by showcasing some of our latest pet products and packaging designs.

They’ve shared a few snapshots with us and today we’re giving you a look at all of the innovative pet product fun!

Paula Deen had quite the presence at the Hugs’ booth, where the company showcased items that ranged from Deen’s new dog food line to our client Diane’s Hydro line of cooling pet chew toys!

And, it seems that buyers (and their pets) thought our client Diana’s invention idea, the Chillz Comfort Cooling Gel Pet Pad, was pretty cool, too!

Once again, it looks like the products and packaging that we designed have made quite a splash with trade show attendees! Here’s even more proof from SuperZoo 2015 in Las Vegas:

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While Davison regularly attends trade shows in a number of industries, it does not promise that any particular client product will be, or is likely to be, presented or discussed at a trade show.

Our Better Way to Make Bacon Sizzles on QVC!

Davison News, Featured Invention, Product News

 

Did you catch “In the Kitchen with David” on QVC last night?

Let’s just say the show left us sizzling with excitement!

Culinary Professional Chef Tony Notaro was back in David Venable’s kitchen showing off one of our latest baking product ideas, the Bacon Baker!

Dubbed the Bacon Bakin’ Pan by Chef Tony, the innovative product that we designed stemmed from our client Jean’s Meatball Baker idea. It provides a Better Way to make healthier bacon by vertically-baking bacon and elevating each individual slice out of its own grease.

Even before the dynamic duo debuted the Bacon Bakin’ Pan, Venable was hyping up the innovative product early in the show, tantalizing viewers with the “brand new way to cook divine swine.”

Once Chef Tony began touting the product that we created at our design facility and showing off just what the Bacon Bakin’ Pan can do, incredible sales immediately followed.

Within minutes, 500 Bacon Bakin’ Pans had sold.

Chef Tony and Venable continued to showcase perfectly cooked bacon, which the pan allows to cook on its side, preserving “all the flavor without the guilt,” as Chef Tony noted.

QVC viewers heard his message and by the time the segment was over, 1,800 of the 8,500 available pans remained and Venable said the phone lines remained “super busy.”

He wasn’t kidding! Only moments later, QVC.com read, “We’re sorry, this item is not available at this time.” Yes, that’s right! The Bacon Bakin’ Pan sold out on its debut QVC appearance!

We couldn’t be more excited for our client, Jean, Chef Tony and the entire team that worked to bring the innovative Bacon Bakin’ Pan to QVC!

And, don’t worry if you missed out last night; the innovative Bacon Bakin’ Pan is now available on QVC.com!

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A typical project does not get a royalty agreement, sell in stores or generate a profit.

The Chef Tony Bacon Baker is Headed to QVC, Tomorrow!

Davison News, Product News

Chef Tony Bacon Baker

First it was NBC’s TODAY and now the Chef Tony Bacon Baker is headed to QVC!

The Chef Tony Bacon Baker will appear on QVC tomorrow between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. EST.

This innovative product stemmed from our client, Jean’s Meatball Baker idea. It provides a Better Way to bake healthier bacon by elevating each individual slice out of its own grease.

Don’t forget to tune in or set your DVR to QVC tomorrow night! We won’t go “bacon” your heart with this segment!

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A typical project does not get a royalty agreement, sell in stores or generate a profit.

 

Shh! Here’s a SuperZoo Sneak Peek!

Davison News, Hugs Pet Products, Licensing

SuperZoo Logo

Last week, we told you that Hugs Pet Products, who have licensed several of our innovative pet products, are getting ready for an exciting few days this week at SuperZoo, a major pet industry trade show.

Even though the National Show for Pet Retailers starts tomorrow, the wait is killing us and we can’t help but give you a sneak peek of what’s in store!

Our friends over at Inventionland sent us a behind-the-scenes look from last week as they worked hard to finish the Massaging Groomers’ prototypes and display by deadline!

So without further ado, here is a first look at a new line of pet products that will be front and center at the Hugs Pet Products’ booth, #1137!

SuperZoo Preparation

Assembling the grooming brush prototypes for our friends at Hugs Pet Products!

SuperZoo Prep

Assembling the brushes bristle by bristle- It's tedious work but somebody has to do it!

SuperZoo 2015

Now it's time to work on the display!

SuperZoo

Tada! The prototypes and display are complete, just in time for SuperZoo!

This is just a glimpse at the innovation we designed for Hugs Pet Products that will take center stage starting tomorrow at the 2015 SuperZoo!

Check back soon for a complete recap of this major pet industry trade show.

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A typical project does not get a royalty agreement, sell in stores or generate a profit.

Davison Makes the Headlines, Again!

Davison News, George Davison

It’s been an exciting time here at Davison! Not only has our client’s product, the Bacon Baker, been recently featured on the TODAY Show, we’ve also been featured in a Pittsburgh Trib Total Media publication. Check it out!

Trib Live Article

In the article, the words “Imagination, innovation and invention,” were all used to describe our friends over at Inventionland’s creative workspace.

The article, “Inventionland helps build new products, entrepreneurs,” deems our creative design facility an “idea incubator” that is capable of helping people who’ve “hatched an idea for a fabulous new invention…”

After chronicling founder and CEO Mr. Davison’s personal invention journey, contributing Trib Total Media writer Joyce Hanz discusses how both Davison Design & Development and Inventionland were born. Hanz briefly touches on how Mr. Davison came up with the Davison Inventing Method.

“This method involves a nine-step process under one roof to increase productivity and provide a one-stop-shopping invention incubator,” she says.

Trib Live- Davison

But, that’s just a brief overview of this great article. Read more about Mr. Davison and our friends over at Inventionland in the Trib LIVE!

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The Davison Better Way to Invent has Done it Again, TODAY!

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Chef Tony Bacon Baker on the TODAY Show

If you haven’t heard the great news yet, yesterday, the Chef Tony Bacon Baker that we designed right here at Davison was on NBC’s TODAY!

Once again, our Better Way to Invent has turned another idea into a product… a product that now has been seen by millions of viewers!

TODAY's Take Segment

On NBC’s TODAY’s Take, a segment on grilling gifts for dads featured the Chef Tony Bacon Baker, which is sold by our friends at the Love Cooking Company!

The Bacon Baker, which we designed, promises crispy bacon every time. The innovative Bacon Baker elevates each slice of bacon to prevent it from sitting in its grease.

TODAY's Take Clip

If you watched the segment closely, you also may have noticed that everyone’s favorite TV weatherman, Al Roker, even referenced the “better way” the pan works!

“Everything goes better with bacon… you have a better way to make bacon,” said Roker.

If you missed seeing the Chef Tony Bacon Baker on NBC yesterday, don’t worry, here’s the video!

But, if you’re looking for a great grilling gift for that special dad in your life, you can pick up one for him and one for yourself by visiting Lovecookingcompany.com, where the Bacon Baker is available for just $17.99!

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A typical project does not get a royalty agreement, sell in stores or generate a profit.

The 2015 National Hardware Show: All About Making and Strengthening Connections!

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2015 National Hardware Show

If the buzz we’ve already received from last week’s National Hardware Show is true, Davison and our very own invention factory, Inventionland, are in for an even more exciting year ahead. Last week, we were in sunny Las Vegas meeting with some of the 2,500 exhibitors who represented over 15 product categories.

The 2015 National Hardware Show was the perfect platform to explore the products and exhibitors in the industry. This trade show allows us to connect face-to-face with the people behind the brands and products!

This year, we sent Davison representatives to explore the trade show and make connections; and, that’s exactly what they did!

Our reps met with big-name companies that cater to catalog, seasonal and fourth quarter items. They also touched base with a company that represents some popular lifestyle brands. But, they didn’t stop there!

Davison and Inventionland reps talked with companies that specialize in the tool and hardware industry, the juvenile industry and the outdoor products industry.

It sounds like our representatives covered a lot of ground in their three days at the National Hardware Show! But, you know what they say, “Seeing is believing.” So, here’s even more proof! In total, our representatives made connections that covered over 22 miles! Yes, you read that right, 22 miles!

Stay tuned to see where those 22 miles will lead us this year!

Here are some more pictures of the event straight from the National Hardware Show’s Instagram page!

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Davison-designed Products were on EVINE Live!

Davison News, Hugs Pet Products, Inventions, Product News

EVINE Live Logo

On Friday, May 8, our friends at Hugs Pet Products, who we have designed and licensed products to, had some exciting news to share!

Their products were featured on EVINE Live! But, the excitement didn’t stop there. Why? Because Paula Deen was showcasing the Hugs Pet Products Silicone Dog Treat Pan and Dog Treat Mixes during the “Paula Deen’s Kitchen” segment!

In the segment, which aired from 5- 6:30 p.m. EST, Deen was touting the Davison-designed Silicone Dog Treat Pan that we licensed to Hugs Pet Products!

Silicone Dog Treat Pan on EVINE Live

We created the Silicone Dog Treat Pan for a client who wanted to provide a healthy alternative to store bought treats. The flexible baking pan enables health-conscious pet owners the chance to create fresh, homemade treats for Fido!

The baking pan makes 15 paw-shaped dog treats and the silicone center is flexible for easy removal of the baked goods. The pan also has a steel-reinforced rim on the inside, which provides a sturdier frame for carrying from the oven to the countertop!

Paula Deen, being an animal lover herself, wanted to help pet owners bake paw-shaped treats for their canine friends, so she came up with a delicious chicken-flavored recipe.  And, you thought that Paula Deen was only whipping up creative products and recipes for humans!

Let’s just say that your furry four-legged friends will be begging for these quality products from Paula Deen!

If you want to see the segment for yourself, all that you have to do is click here and then scroll down and select “Watch Video” under the image of the Silicone Dog Treat Pan and Dog Treat Mixes.

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The client has not realized a net profit on this product.

Sources:

http://www.evine.com/Offer/Default.aspx?OfferCode=456-927

Images:

https://media.licdn.com/media/p/5/005/0a3/2dc/2930cb9.png

 

Chef Tony Meatloaf Pan Reviews are “The BOMB!”

Davison News, Product News

QVC Reviews- Miracle Meatloaf Pan

The Chef Tony Meatloaf Pan is back and we can’t help but check in on the tried-and-true Love Cooking Company product that we designed at our very own invention factory, Inventionland.

Culinary Professional Chef Tony Notaro has been touting this innovative product on QVC for months, and lately, it’s been stuffed with an overload of five-star customer reviews!

Maybe that’s why the product is ranked as a QVC “best seller?”

Miracle Meatloaf Pan- QVC Reviews

Here are a few of the latest five-star reviews for the Chef Tony Meatloaf Pan:

In a review titled “Works Like Magic,” Kris65 said,“What a creative little pan; we now get a variety of meatloaves with [an] easy-to-use pan with easy clean up.”

One anonymous poster said it all in her review, “Excellent Quality.”

“This is a quality bakeware pan. Not only does it perform well when baking a meatloaf, it’s also a terrific pan for my Irish brown bread recipe and pound cake, cornbread, etc. Loved the recipes for meatloaf (the feta cheese/spinach and mac/cheese are my favorites). Directions for stuffing are easy to follow. Way to go, Chef Tony!!”said the person behind the post.

Another satisfied customer, Venice, went so far as saying the Miracle Meatloaf Pan was her “Best Purchase Ever.”

“I used the pan for the first time, loved it; it works and the meatloaf came out clean,” said Venice.

In a post titled, “Fun Pan,” KelseyKirby said the pan helped to turn her tastes toward meatloaf.

“Normally, I’m not a meatloaf person, but my husband likes it, so thought I’d try this pan. Used a recipe from the book provided, and it was the BEST meatloaf I have ever had. I used my own recipe for the stuffing, and it kicked it up a notch. Highly recommend to turn something boring into something spectacular. Will be trying some of the other meatloaf recipes for turkey, etc…” said KelseyKirby.

And, finally, a post that truly says captures the Chef Tony Meatloaf Pan’s essence. Cat Leydecker titled her review, simply… “The BOMB!”

“The recipes from Chef Tony were worth the price. The feta/spinach… OMG!” said Cat Leydecker.

Read more great Chef Tony Meatloaf Pan five-star reviews here!

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The inventor of the Miracle Meat Loaf Pan has not made a net profit.

The typical client project is not licensed, sold in stores or profitable.

Get Inspired by Some Amazingly Innovative Women!

Davison News, Inventions

Women's History Month

It’s hard to believe but another month is coming to a close and we cannot think of a more motivational way to say goodbye to the month of March than by taking a final moment to recognize Women’s History Month and to celebrate some of the most innovative women we’ve ever had the pleasure of working with… our very own female inventors!

What could be more motivational than seeing some of the success these innovative female inventors have achieved? Here are just a few of the most motivational women inventors that we’ve worked with. To hear the stories behind their invention ideas, simply click on their respective product names:

Meatball Baker- Davison

Meet Jean… she came up with a Better Way to make a meatball. Read the story behind her Meatball Baker idea.

Meet Kay… she came up with a Better Way to protect her pups from cold weather conditions. Learn more about Kay’s innovative Pugz Shoes idea.

Meet Melanie… she came up with a Better Way to bring some creativity to the kitchen with multi-flavored cupcakes. Learn the story behind Melanie’s Half N Half Cupcake Pan.

TheraPED- Davison

Meet Lennell… her idea was a Better Way to relieve tired, achy feet after a long day. Read the story of the TheraPED.

Meet Diane… her invention idea brought her pups a Better Way to stay refreshed on long road trips or anywhere, really! Learn the story behind Diane’s Hydro Bone.

Meet Sharon… thanks to her inventive idea, pets have a safer, Better Way to stay cool and dry, no matter what the weather may bring. See how Sharon’s Cool Cot House idea brings cool comfort to pets.

Meet Joy… party-goers everywhere can thank Joy for her idea… a Better Way to transport tasty treats! Find out the story behind Joy’s Party-on-the-Go.

Brownie Bowl- Davison

Meet Christine… this inspirational female inventor first came up with a Better Way to top desserts when she was in high school! Learn more about Christine’s Brownie Bowl idea.

And, these are only some of the incredible women inventors that have come to Davison to make their invention dreams come true.

Thanks to these innovative women, who followed their own personal motivations to find a Better Way and turn their invention ideas into real products on store shelves. During Women’s History Month and every other day, their inspirational examples motivate us all!

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The typical Davison client product is not licensed, sold in stores or profitable.


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