One Plus One Is Three
The premise is that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Polymer Solutions, in Worthington, Ohio, does contract product development for manufacturers; it was formed by two big companies, GE Plastics and the design firm Fitch Richardson-Smith. As a so-called company without walls, it draws ad hoc teams from both parents for each assignment, touting fast turn-around time.
-- Leslie Brokaw