Outdoor Lighting Products:
IDEA Group was hired as a turn key partner to develop a highly competitive outdoor lighting product that incorporated the customer’s proprietary internal technology. We provided the customer with complete project development from sketch to volume production and complete project management including product release duties and supply chain management. Our Designers filled the role of Project managers offering engineering, design and manufacturing support.
Automotive Suspension Products:
A large Tier-1 automotive supplier was looking for a CAD Services partner that would provide complete turn key CAD support for their suspension products. Since 2001, IDEA Group has been providing Complete CAD Project management including concept, design, packaging, prototype, detailing, production support, OEM release compliancy requirements and data management. Our services have allowed the customer to focus on their core capabilities while attaining a highly cost effective alternative to dealing with the implementation and management of an expanded internal design staff.
Aluminum Mass Transit Bus:
Our Team of three Designers worked for six months to develop a pre-production Beta for a lightweight aluminum mass transit bus. We designed a manufacturing ready and parametric virtual model that the customer was easily able to use for prototyping. The entire vehicle comprised of over 12,000 components. In order to successfully complete the project, we relied heavily on our parametric 3D design capabilities, state-of-the-art in-house hardware and project management skills. The project involved weekly live-based virtual meetings and travel and we provided the customer with detailed billing and design logs.