• Product Development

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    transition design: Tom Fisher

We specialize in local, small volume development work for early stage proving of functionality and viability. We can take your mechanical product from idea to a demonstrable, functional, and aesthetically pleasing reality. We specialize in mechanically complex products with moving parts and mechanisms.

What Sets Us Apart

  • Collaborative process, from napkin sketch to mechanically operable prototype
  • Rapid test and redesign capabilities
  • Flexible and nimble team includes engineers, fabricators and industrial designers
  • Extensive manufacturing capabilities, with an in-house facility and access to affiliated vendors
  • Relationships with local volume manufacturers
  • Client training and integration with existing systems and follow-up maintenance

Product Development Services

  • Attractive and functional product prototypes
  • Industrial machine design
  • Industrial consumer product design
  • Mechanical design
  • Manufacturing processes development
  • Mechatronics
  • Feasibility studies
  • Relationships with consumer electronics, circuitry, and software vendors
  • Custom R&D facility accessories

In-House Capabilities

  • CNC Machining
  • 3D Printing
  • Waterjet Cutting
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Basic Electronics and Wiring Harnesses

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