PRODUCT ENGINEERING DESIGN - SPECIALIZING IN FLUID SYSTEMS, MOTION & ACTUATION
Concept to detail consumer and commercial product design with a focus on high-innovation appliances, beverage dispensing and brewing products, fleet-grade autonomous mobile robots, top-mount modules for AMR's and advanced motion systems. Full stop-shop from technical art to final product.
Full in-house capabilities from concept to fully detailed design to functioning reality.
Ability to access industry landscape, customer needs, current industry deficiencies, and devise compelling new features, technologies, and products that lead the industry and compel the customer. World-first and Industry-first technologies backed by solid engineering rigor, mechanical and electronic innovation.
UVC Sanitizing product expertise based on engineering and physics, not hype.
Computer-aided analysis: Advanced fluid CFD, Labview automation and instrumentation, Thermal Analysis and Optimization, Mechanical FEA stress and rigidity, High quality renderings, Animations, and Complex motion simulations.
Advanced filtration: including centrifugal,multi-stage, pulse filtering, backwash and purge designs, sensory feedback for algorithm action
NSF / UL / IEC / CSA Certifiable Product and Technology Designs
UVC sanitizing technologies and expertise,
advanced optimization and simulation.
Advanced, High-Function Top-Mount modules for AMR fleets. Industry-First, High Function designs that mechanically and electronically interface to current AMR's to provide specialized, advanced and robust functions to existing AMR fleets. Numerous designs successfully deployed into the Logistics and Material Handling Industry. Numerous new designs available and in development.
Fully functional, show-quality prototypes: High-strength 3D printing, Plastics, Metal work, Quick turn electronics, Wire harnessing, Touch displays, RFID, QR Readers, Powered drive and control devices, and Fluidic and Beverage Systems. Prototype designs indistinguishable from production grade - well-suited for trade-shows, customer evaluation, functional demonstration and evaluation, as well as regulatory agency evaluation.
Extensive and Advanced Design and Simulation Capabilities - Advanced fluid CFD, Non-Linear Analysis, LabView automation and instrumentation, Thermal Analysis and Optimization, Mechanical FEA stress and rigidity, Photo-Realistic Technical Animations, Complex motion simulations.
Plastics, Metals, Motion, Drive Systems, Dispensing Systems, Structural, Touch-Screens and Advanced Controls,
Use of latest and emerging technologies and processes, including high-strength 3D printing, metal form, welding, laser cutting and etching, plastics, custom PCB's, electrical, and numerous design tools for 3D design and advanced simulation of water flow, air flow, heat, structure, LabView automation, embedded controllers, design for low and high volume production.
Specializing in Commercial, Residential, and Aviation Beverage products: Brewers, Espresso, Coffee, Tea, Cappuccino, Dishwashers, Ovens, Warming Cabinets, as well as Advanced Robotics, and Motion Systems.
Products in over 90 million U.S. homes, 20 million European homes, and 30,000 commercial food service establishments across the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Central America and Europe, including premier brewers installed on the elite Falcon series jet fleet, and many others.
All products are high innovation, industry-first technologies, high reliability, and sleek, modern styling with emphasis on ease of use, color touch screens, and exciting user experience. Numerous Industrial grade designs deployed (top-mount modules) for Autonomous Mobile Robots to add industry-first capabilities and functions.
Rapid Concept to Production Ready Design based on established and new technologies and manufacturing practices. 25 years of proven background in appliance design and development, industry first technologies, flexible and powerful R&D development systems, game-changing add-on technologies and top-mount modules for the AMR (Autonomous Mobile Robot) Industry. Extensive new technologies in brewing and dispensing, nitro brew, hot and cold beverage, non-beverage dispensing, commercial and residential automated and adaptive products.
Advanced software and electronic development, functional evaluation. Extensive use of National Instruments LabView (25 years experience) for algorithm and automation development, technical performance evaluation, in addition to custom embedded controls, touch-screen systems, full specification of schematics, wire harnessing, componentry. Complete design and engineering print packages.
Products currently in over 90 million households, and 30,000+ commercial outlets, and industrial-grade mobile fleet robotics. 60+ Patents. Espresso machines, Nitro Brew, Cold Brew, Cappuccino machines, coffee and tea brewers, dishwashers, convection ovens. Numerous industry-deployed advanced top-mount robotic systems for mobile robots (AMR's)