Design, Development and Engineering

Assisting your product design from early development to product launch

Involving PMC early in the design-development process ensures SMART results.  PMC SMART Solutions™ guides the design-development process, optimizing customers’ products for long-term, reliable manufacturing and delivery.  We focus on design and product development solutions for manufacturability, assisting customers with new product development, multiple part consolidation, integrated assemblies and metal-to-plastic conversions.

The PMC team also provides manufacturing engineering services, assisting customers to develop and optimize manufacturing systems for complex products.  Our expert engineering staff has decades of experience to support customers’ evaluation of multiple manufacturing solutions for critical applications. PMC considers complete equipment-process design and integration from molding through packaging.

Since 1929, we have partnered with our customers to make their products more efficient, more reliable and more robust.  The result – PMC SMART Design & Engineering is a long-term, reliable production solution for our customers.

A Scientific Approach

Plastic Injection Molding:

Design for Manufacturability

Material Selections

Mold Flow Simulation

Biocompatibility Testing

Manufacturing Engineering:

Component interaction

Process flow development


Design evaluations

Assembly fixturing and equipment

Functional Testing

Assembly Development

Automation Development:

Bowl feeding evaluation

Component handling, movement and mechanical operations

Vision inspection development

Functional Testing:

Mechanical function

Leak/flow testing (pressure, vaccum)

Strength and bond testing

Electrical component function evaluation

Packaging Development:

Tray and pouch combinations

Packing design, material selections & suitability

Environmental, transport, accelerated aging design testing

Seal strength, bubble leak, and peel testing

Label design and development

Barcode grading

IFU design

Complete finished devices

Sterilization Development:

EtO / Gamma validation

Bioburden qualification and characterization

Process / cycle development and validation

Supplier Development:

Assessment and technical evaluation

Quality system auditing

Process development

Technical support and onboarding implementation

Additional Engineering Support

Validation process ownership

Master Validation Plan development and execution

Full-service metrology lab

2D/3D maintenance

Design control documentation

Team transparency and communication

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Contact us to gain the benefits that come with working with a partner experienced in world-class projects — Real Insight, Real Attention and Real Confidence. We’re looking forward to collaborating with you.