ERL, LLC is a software and engineering services company that provides seat design and
evaluation services to the following industries: seating, automotive, office, airline, etc.
The seating industry uses an expensive alternative process to develop seats that is
replaced by virtual, computer-based iterations in ERL.   The ERL design is
compared to a benchmark to verify that the new seat equals or exeeds the competition.
The ERL services began in 2000, working in conjunction with global OEMs and is based
on 10 years research at Michigan State University (Herbert M Reynolds on ResearchGate).