Production design & tooling
Design for low, medium, and high volume production processes. Domestic and offshore tooling development. Art-to-part (rapid manufacturing with prototype processes). Development of custom processes, tooling, and fixtures. Supplier, tooling, and part qualification.
Development of internal and external verification test plans. Product design and testing for a variety of industry standards, including: FDA, UL, SAE, ASTM, CE, and FCC. Test fixture design.
Finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, drop test simulation, optical system simulation.
Marketing material & online sales platform
Packaging and label design. Product animation and photo-realistic rendering. Web-ready CAD model database creation for customer downloading. Development of website and online store.
Production Scaling & automation
Optimization of manufacturing and assembly for increased efficiency at scale. Development of automated production systems including robotics implementation and human-machine collaborative workcells.
Documentation & Regulatory
Manufacturing drawings, instructional manuals, analysis reports, theory of operation documents, quality management systems (QMS), engineering change orders (ECO), and control documentation.
Prototype & concept development
Analysis of competitive products and patents. Identification of likely technologies for disruptive products. Marketing and technical specification generation. Compilation of provisional patent claims and artwork. Reverse engineering and manufacturing costing.
Strategic marketing & intellectual property
Analysis of competitive products and patents, identification of likely technologies for disruptive products, marketing and technical specification, compilation of provisional patent claims and artwork, reverse engineering and manufacturing, BOM costing.