Machine Design

Our Approach



Manufacturing Heritage

Custom machine designs that meet your ROI goals 


Breadth of Experience

Experience in a vast array of manufacturing environments


Increase Troughput

Optimized processes for increased throughput and reduced manufacturing costs

Your customers want smarter products. We can help.

Machine design with a manufacturing heritage

We have developed and delivered custom machine designs for specific applications ranging from material manipulation to precision measurement, ag equipment, and adhesive application. Our team is just as comfortable working directly with Production Managers as we are with C-Suite executives. In all cases, we aim to develop machine designs that meet your ROI goals and fit within the capabilities of your business. Our engineers are comfortable not only with achieving the functionality you need in your proprietary machinery, but also with meeting your corporate safety standards.

Machine Design Capabilities

  • ROI Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Development Planning
  • Concept Development
  • Virtual Modelling
  • Initial Design
  • Prototyping
  • Assembly
  • Startup and Debug
  • Commissioning
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Performance Characterization

Our breadth of experience is your secret weapon

As equipment development and development experts, our team brings decades of manufacturing process engineering and machine design experience to your organization. When your business is ready to take the next step towards manufacturing excellence, SGW Designworks has the experience to deliver the best solution. We start by thoroughly understanding your goals and constraints. We then map out multiple options to achieve your goals and analyze the options to formulate a project path. Development expertise includes manufacturing machinery, job-site equipment, agricultural machinery, off-grid solar products, and much

Industries Served

  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Specialty Electronics Production
  • Machine Shops
  • QC Lab Equipment
  • Agricultural Equipment
  • Operable Walls
  • Defense Systems
  • Exercise Equipment

Produce it faster, reduce waste

To compete today, you need to manage your production costs and eliminate waste wherever possible. For some clients, this means optimizing material flow through your processes. For others, it means the design of custom machines, or efficient process engineering to eliminate specific production bottlenecks. We can provide expertise in process engineering, manufacturing automation, developing individual one-off machines, and identify inefficiencies in manufacturing operations. If you are interested in increasing your throughput, reducing manufacturing costs, eliminating product quality issues, or reducing manufacturing variability, Call us to see if we are a good fit for your project.

Machine Optimization

  • Time Studies
  • Material Flow Analysis
  • Equipment Selection
  • Facility Planning
  • Process Impact Analysis
  • Safety Assessment
  • ROI Analysis / Options Analysis
  • Lean Implementation

Featured Projects

Aero Specialties JetGo 900

Aero Specialties JetGo 900

A New Design for the Market Leader Aero Specialties is a leader in the Ground Support Equipment (GSE) market. Their products are used in the operation of airports and air bases world wide. Their existing lineup of JetGo ground power units includes a diesel hybrid...

Strong-Wall® Wood Shear Walls

Strong-Wall® Wood Shear Walls

The Strong-Wall Wood Shear Wall is a structural wall product by Simpson Strong-Tie used in the construction of homes and other structures. SGW Designworks provides development support for the manufacturing processes used by Simpson Strong-Tie at their factory in...

Rifle Suppressor Redesign

Rifle Suppressor Redesign

SGW Designworks was hired by a client to conduct production troubleshooting and finite element analysis for a rifle suppressor line that was encountering failures during testing. Our team performed extensive engineering analysis on the client’s design and identified...

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(208) 391-4000