500+ projects   20 years in business   130+ patents   100+ product awards

Hardware product design is a high risk business
- unless you have a design partner who has done it successfully many times before.

Our industrial design, mechanical , and electronics engineering talent work within our lean development process to transform your idea into reality.

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Transform your vision into reality

With our proven process and integrated design + engineering team

Solve Tough Mechanical Challenges
Case Study:TabloTV - digital video recorder.
“Design 1st’s silent heatsink design is a very significant differentiator for us.”

Blend Technology and Design
Case Study: Neuromodulator for chronic pain.
“They gave us ideas we never thought possible. They made everything easy.”

Develop Industry Leading Products
Case Study: 400,000 RPM dental drill.
“We ended up with a spectacular product, the best product in dentistry.”

New Product Development Services

Turnkey product development, or a flexible extension to your in-house team.


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


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


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


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


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


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

Get Started Developing IoT Devices


We Enable Corporations Across the Globe


500+ projects spanning many categories.

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Here's How to Get Started

  1. Call us to discuss your product requirements. We can meet face-to-face or collaborate using our interactive online whiteboard.
  2. We provide immediate estimates as well as a detailed time and cost budget. Our work can include design, engineering, documentation, prototyping, and pre-production support.
  3. You review and select the services that make sense to your product project.
  4. A kick off meeting with our team begins the process. We create product concepts and develop your new product idea, working closely with your business and technical staff.

Call us at 877.235.1004 x 228 to get an initial estimate to develop your next winning product.

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