Design & Engineering

Assisting your product design from early development through finished production

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.

Plastic Injection Molding:

Design for Manufacturability

Material Selections

Mold Flow Simulation


Biocompatibility Testing

Manufacturing Engineering:

Component interaction

Process flow charting


Design evaluations

Assembly fixturing and equipment

Functional Testing (mechanical, leak/flow, vision inspection, strength/bond test)

Automation Development:

Bowl feeding evaluation

Component handling, movement and mechanical operations

Vision inspection development

Packaging Development:

Tray and pouch (design, material selection & suitability)

Design Testing (environmental, transport, accelerated aging)

Seal strength, peel testing, bubble leak

Labeling (design, barcode grading, IFU design)

The PMC engineering team is also very experienced with supply chain development and qualifying products for sterilization.

Sterilization validation (gamma and EO)

Bioburden qualification and characterization

Process/cycle development and validation

Supplier assessment (onboarding audits, business evaluations)

Technical support and implementation

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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.