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Hardware product design is risky – unless you have an experienced partner to help you succeed.
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Two minutes on what we do

Our in-house industrial design, mechanical and electronics engineering teams work together to move your idea through product development.


We help you at every step.
Our proven process provides a reliable path from concept to manufacturing, every time.

Case Study: TabloTV

 

Solve Tough Technical Challenges

Table TV – Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
“The passive heatsink design is huge competitor differentiator for us.”

Case Study: Nuraleve

 

Blend Technology and Design

Chronic pain treatment device.
“They gave us ideas we never thought possible and made them real”


Hardware startups and large corporations rely on us.

Over 700 projects spanning many industries and technologies

$1.2 Billion market contribution, access to 124 international suppliers and deep expertise across many industries.

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A predictable four stage process.
We help you move through product development to market in nine months.
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Video: Learn how our process helps you


New Product Development Services.
Turnkey product development, or a flexible extension to your in-house team.

Strategy

Research your category and align your product and business strategies together.

Design

Transform your vision into a beautiful product that is ready to manufacture.

Engineer

Create successful products that perform on every level, and exceed user expectations.

Electronics

Add intelligence and internet connectivity to your product. Our electronics team can help.

Prototype

Show and validate your design, reduce risk. Our in-house prototyping facilities make this easy.

Manufacture

Quickly get your design into reliable production. Our in-house manufacturing experts can help.


Get started today.
Here is what will happen.
1
Contact Us Today

We introduce ourselves – either face-to-face through our interactive whiteboad.

2
Meet the senior team.

We bring in members of our senior team to discuss your requirements and strategy.

3
Get your budget

Based on your requriements we provide budget, activity and timeline estimates.

4
Project Kick-Off

We bring together a team from a range of disciplines to kick-off your project.


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