At its core, Shape’s engineering structure is a trilateral approach, consisting of customer-specific business unit engineering teams, advanced product development (APD) and technical services.
Each group can operate independent of one another, but relies on collaboration to achieve next-level customer solutions. As a fully integrated engineering team, Shape excels at black box design, lightweight solutions, impact energy management and original thought.
Contact Shape to learn how you can gain a competitive and technical advantage in the critical areas of your project including design, material selection, geometric optimization, processing and meeting regulatory requirements.
- Dedicated customer engineering teams
- Research and development
- Product development supported by more than 100 global product development associates
- Globally positioned in-house engineers
- 24-hour development capability for design, analysis and engineering
- Process and material specialists
- Physical test lab
BRINGING IDEAS TO LIFE
Starting with a concept and ending with an optimized solution set for manufacturing, Shape does all the hard work for you. You provide the vision, we provide the solution. No matter where you are in the development cycle, Shape engineers are ready to help you navigate the waters of today’s complex engineering and development demands.
Shape’s top-to-bottom engineering services include:
Concept design: converting customer or Shape generated ideas into a design concept that works.
CAD modeling: generating customer or Shape concepts into 3D CAD models.
CAE analysis: formability and durability test simulations on 3D CAD models.
Prototyping: developing prototypes based on 3D CAD models and lessons learned from CAE analysis.
Validation: further testing, including physical and virtual tests, are performed to validate designs.
SKILLED DESIGNERS & DEVELOPERS FOR WORLDWIDE STANDARDS
Each customer has unique regional engineering and product development needs that affect everything from complete system design to simple part modifications. Shape’s experienced in-house global engineering teams are capable of participating at all points of the development cycle and under any regional or global regulations. Regardless of your location, we’re prepared to share our knowledge and help you meet shifting global standards.
Contact Shape for more information on how our engineers can support your next project.