Early Involvement

SMC has a team of specialized engineers ready to address the challenges specific to the design and DFM of your product. Our extensive experience in complete product development can bridge the gap from concept to production manufacturing while mitigating risk. SMC’s design team can collaborate with you at any phase to ensure that your product will be first to the market at the lowest over-all cost.

As a manufacturing expert, SMC understands the importance of having a robust, functional, cost competitive, manufacturable product. That’s why our product development team partners with you to focus on safety, budgets, human interface, and other considerations needed to successfully bring your product to market.

Selecting SMC’s product development team allows customers to seamlessly bridge the gap from design to production.  Whether you engage our team in full development or simply employ us as an extension of your team, we are committed to a successful product introduction.

SMC’s Early Involvement Services Include:

  • Industrial Design
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Analysis (FEA, FMEA)
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Software or Firmware Development
  • Design for Manufacturability (DFM)
  • Prototyping
  • Product and User Interface Testing
  • Program Management