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.

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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

  • Prototyping what was once impossible

    Case Study: Prototyping The Impossible

    One of the coolest things in modern rapid prototyping is the ability to build the impossible.  Parts with complex features that we could only dream of previously are a reality — even easy.  Best of all, the parts are functional, not just for show.

  • How Do You Deliver Quality?

    How Do You Deliver Quality?

    The concepts around Quality are central to a lot in engineering.  We think about quality control in terms of delivering product that meets customer expectations.  In some industries that’s considered in measurables

  • Prototype Product Development

    Why Do We Make Prototypes?

    It seems like a lot of work and cost to build a prototype — and perhaps a big unnecessary step.  Why not just do the design really well, then send it to production?  Why make prototypes?

  • Patent Vultures End Goal

    Vultures in the Patent World

    You’ve seen them — industries that feed on the success or misfortune of others.  “Ambulance Chasers” are probably the most famous, but it’s in the patent world as well.

  • Mechanical Design Engineering

    Business Solutions Through Engineering Design

    In how many ways can your company benefit from improvements by design?  It’s not a rhetorical question.  Engineering design precipitates so many areas, and a design touch may well increase your profitability.  Maybe drastically!  Now that’s business solutions. Often the word “Design” is interpreted as “Art” or “Style”.  We certainly like to put Style with […]

  • Focus of Achievable Engineering

    The Triangle of Achievable Engineering

    You want High Performance!  Absolutely.  You want it Cheap!  Of course.  Only the best in Quality!  We agree.  Now let me show you this cool new material

  • Using a Better Business Strategy

    A Best Business Strategy

    How does your company protect against competitive threats?  What is your long-game business strategy?  How do you thwart market changes?

  • Engineering-Quote

    An Engineering Quote For Your Project

    When thinking about your new project, one of the first things you want to know is:  How much will it cost?  And, how long it will take?  Those are the essence of an Engineering Quote, yet

  • think-total-design

    Total Design
    The Blend of Science, Function & Style

    What is ‘Total Design’?  I suppose many definitions exist, but we like to encapsulate the concept as the ‘Elegant Solution’.  It involves more than just the look or the feel of a product.  It includes

  • Working With A Consulting Engineer

    How To: Success With Your Consulting Engineer

    For some, there is anxiety in hiring a consulting engineer.  Others thrive with Consultants.  Still others, have been there, but the experience wasn’t good — too much money without the desired result.  Is it the Consultant?  Or the Client?  Or . . . ??

– 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.

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– 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.

Play Video — Custom automation machine
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?