My company is not near your office. Is a visit required to get started?
Typically no, usually we can get all the information needed through conference calls, emailed files and mailed samples of parts (if available).
What is the background of your team?
Please see the About Us and Services sections for examples of our skills. We are a collaborative team, led by Mark Rosen, each of us having 15+ years experience in the industry. Together, we have broad expertise in Plastics Product Design, Engineering, Analysis, Tool Design, Processing and Project Management. Please feel free to call or email us for more specific questions.
Common questions for OEM and Business Owners
We already have a design group and molder selected for our project, what value do you add to the team?
We provide additional resources to your team. In addition, we are all human, and mistakes happen. We are an unbiased, experienced team to help review key decisions vital to the success of a project. Please review our web site for examples of our work
Are your services expensive?
Not at all, we have low overhead and our fees are quite reasonable. We can review a product design, run a detailed flow simulation and assist in the tool review – Typically for less than $3000. Other services such as product design, support of tool quotes and samplings are also less then most engineering groups. Some projects are quoted on a per project basis and others are hourly. We will work within your budget.
I have a urgent problem or design challenge and time is of the essence.
No problem, we understand schedule demands of this industry and will do what ever it takes to get you the results quickly.
We would like to work with your group on a continuous basis but would like to not have to generate PO’s for every task?
We can discuss other payment options including working on a small monthly retainer or hours can be purchased up front. Please call to discuss
I can not use your services at the moment but would like to call your to ask a few questions. Is that okay?
Of course, we love to hear from you. If you have a problem, but are not ready to commit, we are happy to give a free consultation
Questions from Design Groups, Tool Makers and Molders
How do your services fit into our business?
In today’s workforce, it is difficult and expensive for your company to have seasoned veterans in all specialties. We are available to supplement your existing team. Having an outside group can help identify costly mistakes before steel is cut. We are proud to work with some of the largest design groups and molders in the world and are happy to give referrals if needed.
How much do you charge for your services?
See previous section. We understand competitive pricing pressures of today’s market and will do our best to work within in your budget. Please call for call to discuss the task you may have in mind.
Questions from Material Suppliers/Distributors
We are looking to outsource some of our customer support tasks. Is this something you can do?
Absolutely, our expertise in product design, tooling, analysis (mold filling and FEA stress) and processing allows us to quickly identify and solve customer problems. Please contact us for more details
I see you are a SimpoeMold reseller. What benefit is there to purchase the software from your company?
We were one of the first users of Simpoe when they introduced the product to North America. We are high end users of the product and work closely with Simpoe as technical advisor for product enhancements and debugging. Our knowledge of the software allows us to best help and train your team with the use of Simpoe.
We are a company looking for help to research a technology or market. Is this something you do?
Yes, we really enjoy this type of work. Our experience and extensive industry contacts puts us in a unique position to help with your research and marketing needs. Please see our web site for examples of past research project.
We are a Law firm looking for an Expert Witness. What is your expertise?
Yes, we are interested in providing Expert Witness services. Please review our website for our specialties and contact us for more details.