Product Innovation

Northern Lights Solutions understands that the best new products come from teams where marketing works with design who works with engineering and manufacturing.  Having an integrated approach is essential to innovation where teams are built to succeed, are supported and given the tools to create a cohesive design solution.  At NLS, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the support and expertise they need to realize their goals.

Capabilities

At NLS, we can take your product design idea from concept to reality. Our engineers are involved at virtually every stage of the design cycle, from concept design and prototyping to volume production and end-of-life support, we are committed to providing expert customer service. Whether your idea is for an innovative consumer product or your company requires sophisticated automation machinery, NLS has the resources to get the job done.

We are experts in 3D modeling software including Solidworks, Creo/ProE, SolidEdge, Catia, and NX. We are firm believers in using digital simulation tools like FEA and CFD early and often in the design process to create better products faster. We have developed significant capabilities in digital and physical prototyping to drive innovation quickly. Our tactical approach to your design challenge allows us to develop effective solutions for your business at a fraction of the cost and time of other design firms.

Our team of design professionals have backgrounds in mechanical, electrical, structural, materials, manufacturing and industrial engineering, which gives us an advantage over the competition, bringing together a broad range of skills and experience to deliver customer satisfaction on virtually any challenge.

Our capabilities include:

  • Product Design and Development
  • Concept Design
  • PLC Programming
  • Embedded Electronics Design
  • Electrical Schematics
  • Prototyping
  • Design Animations
  • Structural Analysis (FEA)
  • Aero Analysis (CFD)
  • Design for Manufacturing (DFM)
  • Assembly Optimization
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Product / Process Analysis and Optimization
  • Kinematic Simulation and Motion Studies
  • CAD Conversions
  • Manufacturing Documentation Packages
  • Patent Drawings and Support
  • Product Specification Sheets
  • Instructions and Manuals

Talented Team to Get Projects Done

Our team of engineers have backgrounds in mechanical, electrical, structural, materials, manufacturing and industrial engineering, which gives us an advantage to the competition, bringing together a broad range of skills and experience to deliver customer satisfaction on virtually any challenge. Whether your idea is for an innovative consumer product or your company requires sophisticated automation machinery, NLS has the resources to get the job done.

With the combined experience of our engineering team, we can design for many different markets in a variety of manufacturing processes, including injection mold, die cast, sheet metal fabrication, machining and forming to name a few. Additionally, our knowledge of additive manufacturing processes allows us to help our customers develop functional prototypes that can be used for demonstration or marketing purposes.

For more information, please view our projects gallery to see some of the products that NLS has designed for our customers.