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Turning inspiration into a tangible product takes time and discipline. Thinking about manufacturing at this stage will help save time later when you’re ready to work with us.


Recent Posts by Nate Deschaine

Nate has been with Dragon Innovation for 5 years and is the Manager of Engineering. Prior to Dragon, Nate worked at iRobot, helping to design and manufacture products like the Scooba and Roomba. Nate has a background in mechanical engineering with a speciality in injection molding, design, and manufacturing.

4 minute read | September 4, 2018

Initial Concept to Design for Manufacturing: Prototype Properly in 6 Easy Steps

To prototype properly you'll need focus, help from friends and definitely creativity. Every product... Read More
4 minute read | July 2, 2018

Prototype to Product: The Quick and Dirty

  Get your prototype ready for production with these quick tips Read More
4 minute read | March 5, 2018

Prototyping On A Budget

Building a prototype is an essential part of any product development cycle and as an early stage... Read More
3 minute read | February 24, 2015

The Importance of Building Prototypes

The importance of building prototypes. It sounds like a simple and obvious concept, but it is more... Read More
3 minute read | February 10, 2015

6 Guidelines for CAD Modeling

When developing a product, you are never designing just one part; it is (almost) always an... Read More
2 minute read | January 27, 2015

Proto-gold: The Use of Protomold in Early Development

One of many valuable online resources for learning how to design plastic parts is the use of ... Read More

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