We've said it before and we'll say it again — product development is not for the faint of heart. It will eat up your time, drain your bank accounts and possibly suck the joy out of your soul. It can also be a thrilling, fulfilling creative experience that can change the world for the better. What's not to like?
Distractions. We all fight them.
When you’re on the hunt for a product design firm it’s essential to understand the scope of the project. What exactly are you trying to accomplish?
Our engineers have a lot of experience with new product development and things you should look for when choosing the company that will build your product. Today, we've compiled the “gotta-know” details that are essential to having a successful contract manufacturing experience.
This post will explore some of those details, but you'll also find...
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Take a look at your tolerances.
Product development can be an arduous process, with more twists and turns than San Francisco's famed Lombard Street.
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“A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step,” says the Lao Tzu proverb. The same is true when you’re developing a product. There is no place to begin except the beginning, and sometimes even that isn’t very clear.
You’ve submitted your design, you’ve seen your prototype and… there’s something not quite right. Maybe a curve is deeper than expected, there’s a ridge or dimple where there shouldn’t be. Perhaps it just doesn’t feel the way you expected it to. But it’s a simple fix, right?