Design and Development


Epoch’s dedicated teams of innovative engineers provide design and development services to our customers which complements our end-to-end manufacturing services. Our design capabilities include both subsystem and full system product design, and also cost reduction programs for existing designs.

Our design team acts as an extension of our customer’s design team.  Therefore, we get involved in the early stages of the product development phase to ensure successful New Product Introduction (NPI). As a result, our NPI team ensures the integrity of the final product by providing Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Design for Test (DFT) services, which is followed by rapid prototyping processes utilizing flexible equipment, sophisticated software tools, and a team of qualified staff.

Overview of Epoch’s Design and Development services:

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

  • Conceptual design and 3D molding utilizing SolidWorks and Pro/E
  • Design and development of prototypes
  • Mold and tooling design
  • Material identification for various product components and enclosures

 

ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC DESIGN

PCB design services are tightly coupled with our manufacturing and test systems, and use the best of both IPC and internal manufacturing standards.

  • Schematic circuit design
  • Printed circuit board design and layout utilizing: Cadence, & Altium Designer
  • Component miniaturization

 

SOFTWARE DESIGN  AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Object-Oriented application design under a Windows environment
  • Development of software using VB, C, C++, and VC++
  • The team follows CCM in their design & development

 

MOTION CONTROL & AUTOMATION DESIGN

Full range of capability which includes:

  • Sensor & vision systems.
  • Feedback devices & controller
  • Drivers, & motors
  • Slides & bearing

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

With many patents held by Epoch, we understand the importance of safeguarding your intellectual property. Therefore, we pay careful attention to the quality of the people we hire. Epoch’s employees also sign an Ethics Policy and Non-Disclosure Agreements. We also give opportunities for all our employees for training and development. Epoch provides company-wide workplace ethics training. As a result, our workforce is as committed to the client’s success as it is to ours. We believe the additional steps we take during the recruiting process and in strengthening employee character are essential in securing the confidentiality of our client’s proprietary information.