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David Knieriem forms Engineering Consulting Services Firm

David Knieriem forms Engineering Consulting Services Firm

After 10 years as Deaton Engineering’s VP of Sales and Marketing I have formed an engineering consulting services firm. I help guide firms through the process of outsourcing engineering, sourcing manufacturing, and managing their supply chain.

Improving the Outsourcing Process

To improve the outsourcing process, I have created a white paper on outsourcing engineering projects. The white paper details the critical steps to find, evaluate, and select a strategic engineering partner.

Free White Paper

To download the complete white paper, please follow this link: http://davidknieriem.com/outsource-engineering/

HeatGenie Engages Deaton Engineering to Improve the Manufacturability & Design of its Revolutionary, Compact, Self-heating Technology

HeatGenie Self Heater
HeatGenie Self Heater

HeatGenie Engages Deaton Engineering

Hiring Deaton Engineering is the next step toward making self-heating food products a reality for convenience-conscious consumers across the globe. With the successful completion of bench level testing HeatGenie will rely on Deaton’s full suite of engineering and manufacturing expertise to scale its heater manufacturability to startup level over the next 6-8 months, then to industry pilot level of 100M units a year in 2012, and finally to the eventual goal of over a billion units a year.

Design for Manufacture

“HeatGenie is at a stage where interested brand partners are increasingly asking us to address the supply of heaters. Deaton’s proven manufacturing expertise with companies like Honda and Dell will accelerate the transition of HeatGenie products into high volume production.” said HeatGenie’s founder and Chief Technology Officer, Brendan Coffey. “After reviewing a number of firms, it was clear that Deaton was the perfect fit to work with us on design for manufacturing and scale-up.”

Deaton Engineering – Design Engineers

Deaton is a full-service engineering and design firm that caters to clients from a variety of industries, including food and beverage, pharmaceutical, medical device and contract manufacturing. “Deaton Engineering is excited about this opportunity to work with HeatGenie to improve the manufacturability of their design”, said Deaton Engineering’s VP of Sales and Marketing, David Knieriem. “We are looking forward to applying our extensive manufacturing experience into design and manufacturing equipment that will allow HeatGenie to meet their goals of high volume manufacturing at a competitive price”, he added.

See HeatGenie’s full press release at HeatGenie Engages Deaton Engineering to Improve Manufacturability & Design

Another Deaton Engineering Medical Device Client Success Story

Deaton Engineering Client DiFUSION Technologies Receives 510(k) Clearance

Deaton Engineering’s medical device client, DiFUSION Technologies receives 510(k) clearance of their Xiphos interbody implants for spinal fusion.

DiFUSION Technologies  Xiphos™ line Receives 510(k)

DiFUSION Technologies Inc., a medical device company focused on the development and commercialization of its proprietary CleanFUZE™ antimicrobial technology for orthopedic implants, announced the 510(k) clearance of its new Xiphos™ line of posterior interbody devices indicated for intervertebral body fusion of the lumbar spine, from L2 to SI, in skeletally mature patients who have had six months of non operative treatment.

DiFUSION Press Release

See DiFUSION Technologies’ full press release at DiFUSION Technologies Receives 510(k) Clearance of Xiphos