Product Design, Development And Engineering Consulting
– We Focus On Reaching Your Goals –

  • Defined:  Synthesis  is . . .

    “. . . bringing the pieces together for a coherent whole.”

    • From an engineering perspective, this is exactly what we do.
    • Fusing Ideas, Science & Style in Design & Product Development.
  • The Mission:

    We are here to serve you.  Every customer has different needs and goals  —  We are the flexible, innovative, engineering design resource to assist in achieving them.

  • Engineering Services:

    We are a full service provider for a host of Product Development, Consulting, and Engineering Design services.

    Learn More . . .

  • Engineering Services:

    A generalized list of things we do:

    • Functional & Aesthetic Design
    • All Phases Of New Product Development
    • Systems Engineering
    • Project by Project Consulting
    • Prototyping Assistance
    • Manufacturing Automation Machines
    • And So Much More . . .

    We’re ready.  Let’s Get Started

  • Why Synthesis?

    Our philosophy brings  System Optimization  together with the  Eloquent Solution  resulting in performance, reliability and economy for you.

    Innovation  &  Experience  are favorite tools as we work to meet your needs —

    Our Goal:   Empower Your Profitability

  • Power in Experience

    For 20 years, Synthesis has stood as a top Engineering Services provider, and we’ve weathered economic storms that took many others.  We believe it is a dedicated focus on Customer Satisfaction — in work ethic, attention to detail, and in drive for excellence, that keeps customers coming back.

    How Can We Serve You?

Serving Inventors, Startups, Small Businesses, and Large Corporations.
We span diverse industries — bringing added insight and experience to you.

Engineering Design Hydraulic Patent
Innovative Design:

It’s easy to say Creative, or Innovate.
– How about backing it up?
Visit Patents & Slide Show to see our clout.

Unique Solutions
Creative Designs
Invention, when Needed
Expanding Technology

Product Development:

We’ll help bring your potential product through any, or all of the process steps.  For more information, please read the article:  The Product Development Process.

From Design
Through Prototypes
Systems & Optimization
to Final Product

Mechanical Engineering:

At the Core of our business, Mechanical Engineering is the start. Our focus is product-centric and manufacturing support – including design & build of Custom Machines

Product & System Design
Mechanisms & Robotics
From Concept To Product
R & D

Experienced Consulting:

Consulting in many areas of mechanical design, manufacturing, machinery, failures, and other general engineering.

Failure Analysis (Forensics)
Product Review
Manufacturing Machinery
Process Optimization

Recent Articles From The Engineer’s Perspective

  • Engineering Consulting with Synthesis

    How To Find The Right Engineering Consultant

    There are times you need additional insight with a project or problem.  If you have not sought out or worked with an Engineering Consultant before, the thought of finding the right one can be a little daunting.  After all, you will rely deeply

  • Example of Custom Trailer Design at Synthesis

    Case Study: Custom Trailer Design

    What does it take to create a custom trailer design?  And what does it cost?  These are some great questions, so let’s look at a case study as an example.  This is a trailer design 

  • pistol

    Are You Willing To Stop Gun Violence?

    My heart aches for those touched by the terror of shooting violence — in any of our yesterdays.  I just can’t wrap my mind around WHY.  Why do we, yes, You and I, accept and perhaps even encourage

  • Is it 3D Printing or Machining? Both, Actually

    Prototypes: 3D Printing or Machining

    We love the expansion of technology in rapid prototyping (like 3D Printing) with new materials almost daily.  While technology is ever improving, the boundaries for choosing the best

  • Sketching Effect SolidWorks or Creo?

    A Reason To Love OR Hate — SolidWorks OR Creo

    If you read our other posts discussing SolidWorks or Creo, then you know we use and value both.  Of course, in the CAD industry there is a constant bit of bantering

  • Enhanced Commercial Kitchen Cooking

    Clever Kitchen Engineering And Design Enhance Efficiency And Functionality

    Commercial kitchens such as those found in restaurants are amongst the highest consumers of energy.  They use a yearly average of 38 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity and 111 cubic feet of natural gas per square foot (ft2). 

  • Valve in Design Review

    Design Review – The Power Of Mingling Minds

    What happened at your last design review?  Think about it, was it valuable?  Maybe more than you think . . .

  • Design Tools in Practical Engineering

    The Practical Side of Engineering

    Numbers are exact, and engineering is full of numbers.  The world, on the other hand is imprecise and full of all sorts of anomalies.  Where does that leave engineering?

  • World Map - Foreign Manufacturing or Domestic

    Pros and Cons: Foreign Manufacturing or Domestic?

    It’s a dilemma:  Should you get the widget made offshore?  Or at Home?  There are a lot of interrelated and complex parts to answering this question,

  • Quick Service Add-On for a Bike Rack

    Bike Rack Innovation

    Bike Rack Innovation A Quick Service Addition For Customer Convenience   For those who transport bicycles a lot, having a great bike rack for your vehicle is a must.  Another good thing is a service stand that allows simple maintenance for the bike when you get there. 

– Inventors –

Design Engineering Invention Ideas

Looking to dive into the sphere of product development and patents for your new invention or product based startup?  We recommend you read:

  1. The Product Development Process  – a multi-page article about bringing ideas to market.  This popular work has been republished multiple times and used in entrepreneurial education around the globe.
  2. Inventors Lab  – a collection of thoughts and resources from an engineer’s perspective — an experienced inventor’s perspective — as we have helped dozens of inventors navigate onto new paths.
  3. Keep Your Startup Out Of The Sand  – presentation from Startup Week about staying effective as you navigate traps of a new adventure.

Invention Design Engineering Consultant

– Startups –

More Information & Links

Take a minute and visit the Who Are We? page, or our Product Design Slide Show (a resume in pictures) — or, the Engineering Services Page for a lot more detail on the Product Development Services and Engineering design & Consulting we provide.  You may also check out the Team that’s ready to help “bring the pieces together.”

Keep up on the latest happenings at Synthesis by reading the blog we call The Engineer’s Perspective.  We post a random assortment of things we’ve been doing, like recent news, engineering design awards, events and occasionally some cool general engineering stuff.

Feel free to Tell Us What You Think, both of the website and of our materials presentation.  Also, tell us about your needs for design engineers, product development or mechanical engineering.  What are the things you make?  And, How can we help?  We would love to hear.

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engineering design and build by Synthesis.

Engineering Design For The Future

We’re here to help.  The years of engineering design and consulting experience bring a rich perspective for you to tap into.  We’ll bring knowledge, fueled by innovative thinking to every customer project — actively building the future.
How can we serve you?