About Our Company

Our story

Synectic product development is a full-service product design and development company focused on product design, research, prototyping, and manufacturing. Our story begins in 1982 when Jeff Stein recognized the growing need for developing low cost, quality medical devices.  Comprised of just three engineers, a couple drafting boards, and a basic Apple computer, we began creating. The business model revolved around competitive pricing and speed. We offered project plans, schedules, and deliverables, all for a fixed-fee and were able to provide results in 4 days when the industry standard was 6 weeks.  Our approach to engineering focused around the definition of synectics: a problem-solving technique which seeks to promote creative thinking, typically among small groups of people of diverse expertise. This collaborative approach to product development included design for manufacturing, simple components wherever possible, materials previously used by the customer, manufacturing processes, critical dimensions gauges, and ease of assembly tools.

 

As our company grew and expanded, we began diversifying our portfolio to cover everything from capital equipment to consumer products. Using our experience within such a regulated industry as healthcare, we were able to bring exceptional quality and design standards to the consumer industry. We grew our customer list with new startups and inventors and multi-national companies from the Northeast to the Mid-Atlantic and eventually across the United States.

 

In 2013 we were acquired by Mack Molding. This vertical integration expanded our manufacturing capabilities and we are now able to offer engineering services from concept all the way to production. This includes the ability to handle a wide variety of contract manufacturing needs, include injection molding and gas assist injection molding, in-house.

 

No longer just a handful of employees working in a tiny room, we now employ over 15 full-time employees and recently purchased a new 10,000 square foot facility in Woodbridge, CT. Additionally our capabilities have expanded to include industrial design, electronic design, prototyping, manufacturing, and our brand new new product introduction area.

 

Synectic’s engineering staff has decades of experience in innovative design and manufacturing. Our facilities include 3D CAD platforms, a full machine shop, prototyping centers with 3D printer capabilities, in-vitro tissue lab, and clean room manufacturing facilities. We are ISO 13485:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 compliant and can easily work within any specific quality system. See why our customers use our company time and time again. Let us bring your product to life!

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