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Expertise -

Process.

Pre-design / FIT

Opportunity Audit
- company & market
diagnostics

Opportunities
- search
- innovation
- testing
with super users
- definition
- mini business case
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Innovation
Design
Stage 1 Concepts

Research
- Internal teams
- Users / video
- Market / internet
- Technology
Testing
- Competitors
- Current offering
- IP landscape
Concept generation
- Sketches
- Elevations
- Sections
- Illustration

CAD layout internals
External CAD visual
Presentation
3D visuals, animation
E-drawings
Market research

- users
- client

Brief

Defining the
brief to
maximise the
opportunity.
2 Refine concepts

Engineering stage 1
- 3D CAD of internal parts

Evaluation

Prototype
- Block model
- Mechanical prototype
- Rapid prototype
- Casting duplicates

Research
- Users
- Client

Proposal

Scope of work
Stages
Deliverables
Time
Cost

Meetings

- Skype
- Powerpoint
- Video
- Conference
3 Engineering

Assembly and component development
-
FEA Finite Element
Analysis
- Mouldflow
- Assembly
- Testing at every
stage
Prototype - full
Testing
Fine tuning


Signing-off
Data Issue

Sourcing
- Far east
- UK
- Europe
4 Manufacture

Manufacturer liaison and assistance

-
Methodology
- Manufacturing specification
- Assembly drawings
- Documentation
- Liason & trouble-shooting


5 Graphics branding

Product graphics
Instructional legends &
diagrams.
Legal notes
Standards conformity

Packaging design and specification


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