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We design, engineer, and prototype consumer products. Our firm has expertise in plastics, mechanical devices, and pays particular attention to design considerations and defect prevention when it comes to injection mold manufacturing. We also have unique capability to machine polypropylene living hinge products.
Project Design and Prototype Development Experts

Complex Mechanical Design

FDM (3D Printing) and CNC Technology For Prototype Development

3D Printer and CNC Machine Expertise

Solidworks Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Creative Mechanisms is an independent engineering firm specializing in custom solutions to mechanical design projects. We develop prototype mechanisms as simple as a living hinge and as complex as the limits of your imagination. We are a good fit for companies seeking engineering expertise and looking to develop mechanisms they can reliably bring to market at scale. 

Our ability to design, develop, and demonstrate innovative mechanisms can provide your business with a significant competitive advantage. We react fast to customer feedback, efficiently test your innovations, and bring creative solutions to market more quickly and for less money. 

Meet The Team 

Injection Mold Prototype Part Design Company
CAD Design With Solidworks

Design


Designers specialize in Computer Animated Design using Solidworks.
Custom Engineering Solutions & Expertise

Engineering


Our team generates creative solutions to difficult engineering problems.
Rapid Prototype Development

Prototypes


CNC and FDM machines transform your concept into a functional prototype.
 

Developing Novel Prototypes From Start to Finish

Popular Ebooks and Customer Case Studies

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Ebook: Prototype Injection Molding

Learn about prototype part development using CAD, FDM, CNC, and Injection Molding technology

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Ebook: Product Design Process

Learn how to take an idea from concept to mass production and then successfully to market

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Ebook: Mechanism Design Specialists

Consider these ten advantages of working with design experts to develop novel products

Customer Case Study Square Tile Dispenser

Client Case Study: Single Actuator Tile Dispenser

Read how Creative Mechanisms turned around a difficult client assignment in less than a week.

Hear What Our Clients Are Saying

Bill Kerner (Mattel) Review Of Creative Mechanisms

"I have had the pleasure of working with Tony for over 30 years. Over this period his company has consistently provided me with excellent product design, development and engineering support on literally hundreds of projects. His personable approach, attention to detail and effective design solutions make both Tony and Creative Mechanisms a sheer pleasure to work with." 

Bill Kerner, Vice President, Mattel

Thom Kinst (BD) Review Of Creative Mechanisms

"Tony and his team provided superb engineering services for rapid medical device design, prototyping and manufacture. His team worked as an extension of our team, and enabled our team to accelerate our project."

Thom Kinst, Sr Core Team Leader, BD Medical

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Jeffery Slater (Nomacorc) Review of Creative Mechanisms

"I want to strongly recommend Tony Rogers and his design and engineering studio called Creative Mechanisms. If you need help protoyping or engineering a product, please check out this great firm. Tony helped engineer several products for me - always on time and on budget. In every project, Tony and his team always made our product significantly better through smart suggestions and clever approaches to design."

Jeffery Slater, Director of Global Marketing, Nomacorc

Simple Mechanical Devices Are Oftentimes A Part Of The Solution For Complex Engineering Problems



We have 30+ years of experience working with all sorts of mechanical devices. We can turn your idea into a tangible product professionally and efficiently.

Find The Right Plastic For Your Prototype Part

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Use the right plastics for prototypes with 3D Printers and CNC machines and final production products during injection molding

  • Brainstorming About Possible Engineering Solutions
    Product Development Stage 1: Brainstorming
  • Prototype Design in CAD
    Product Development Stage 2: Design in Solidworks (CAD)
  • Engineering Design in CAD
    Product Development Stage 2: Design in Solidworks (CAD)
  • Soldering On A Circuit Board
    Product Development Stage 3: Initial Concept Functionality Testing
  • Solidworks CAD Creative Mechanisms
    Product Development Stage 4: Design Refinement in Solidworks (CAD)
  • Solidworks Computer Aided Design
    Product Development Stage 4: Design Refinement in Solidworks (CAD)
  • FDM Machine (3-D Printer)
    Product Development Stage 5: Prototype Development in FDM (3-D Printer) or CNC Machine
  • FDM Machine (3-D Printer) Prototypes
    Product Development Stage 5: Prototype Development in FDM (3-D Printer) or CNC Machine
  • Finished Prototypes From FDM Machine
    Product Development Stage 5: Prototype Development in FDM (3-D Printer) or CNC Machine
  • Single Tool CNC Machines
    Product Development Stage 5: Prototype Development in FDM (3-D Printer) or CNC Machine
  • Multi-Tool CNC Machine
    Product Development Stage 5: Prototype Development in FDM (3-D Printer) or CNC Machine
  • Finished Part For Prototype Mechanism
    Product Development Stage 5: Prototype Development in FDM (3-D Printer) or CNC Machine
  • Caliper Part Measurements
    Product Development Stage 5: Prototype Development in FDM (3-D Printer) or CNC Machine
  • Custom Living Hinge Mechanism Pouch Polypropylene
  • CNC Machined Living Hinge Prototype
  • Plastic Hinge Mechanism Container
  • Prototype Mechanism Assembly Inner Workings
    Product Development Stage 6: Prototype Assembly and Testing
  • Prototype Mechanism Assembly
    Product Development Stage 6: Prototype Assembly and Testing
  • Prototype Tool For Injection Molding
    Product Development Stage 7: Prototype Tool Design For Injection Molded Manufacturing
  • Injection Molded Toy Parts (Plastic Tank)
  • Injection Mold Toy (Action Figure) and Mold Tool
  • Injection Molded Plastic Toy Parts
Whether you're a business that needs to maintain a consistent pipeline of new product, or an entrepreneur looking to accelerate your idea through a product design and development cycle. 

We can help


We help enterprise clients, small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and serious entrepreneurs design better products, bring concepts to life, and gain notoriety for their product's success. We are your engineering design and production partners.
 
To get a better idea of the value that we can provide, the expertise that we offer, and the knowledge that our  team can provide, please check out our blog, read our e-books and look through our frequently asked questions. 
Creative Mechanisms's Full Image Gallery
Take a look at our image gallery where you can see examples of Computer-Aided Design files and the prototypes they turn into. See our team hard at work turning concepts into real-life prototypes.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) & Engineering Design Resources
Visit our learning center to read e-books, whitepapers, and our FAQ section. Learn how product ideas are designed, engineered, prototyped, manufactured, and eventually brought to market.
Subscribe to our Blog (RSS Feed)
Stay current on the world of prototype development and mechanical design by reading our weekly blog posts. We have 30+ years in the business and an interesting perspective on change.