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Tangent Design Engineering
Tangent Design Engineering Ltd. Is an engineering firm based in Calgary, Alberta that has been in business for 16 years helping companies create and optimize new technologies and products to maximize their market impact. Tangent’s services include product-market fit analysis, ideation and concept development, applied research and development, contract product engineering services, and manufacturing. With more than 30 multidisciplinary engineers and designers, Tangent can tackle tough and engineering challenges that result in revolutionary products in the medical, cleantech, ag tech, industrial sensing and control/IoT, transportation and oil and gas sectors. Tangent's ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 compliant development process can take projects from the earliest conceptual stage through to high volume contract manufacturing, or any stage in between.
Dark Horse Innovations
Dark Horse Innovations is a product development service provider with design and engineering capacity. Cam Shute, the founder of Dark Horse Innovations, has worked as a product developer in the outdoor industry for nearly 20 years. Cam has deep experience in most aspects of product Design and Engineering including many types of manufacturing processes. Additive manufacturing, Computer Aided Design as well as finite element analysis and mechanism simulation are some key areas of strength. Cam has designed many ski bindings and other complex mechanical devices. He is named on over 20 patents, is an extremely creative problem solver and is business savvy.
Kailey Allan Design
Kailey Allan's experience is founded on a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and several years consulting for start-ups on design, prototyping, manufacturing, and digital fabrication. Kailey led the development of the Digital Fabrication and Design program at Selkirk College in 2020, and currently acts as the primary first-year instructor delivering design-led education on topics of computer-aided design, 3D printing, CNC, and laser cutting.
As an Industrial Designer, Bruce’s work ranges from hybrid timber and steel structures to award-winning consumer products. Bruce is passionate about working on products and systems that reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, reduce greenhouse gases, uses recycled material, promotes green transportation methods, and increases local manufacturing capabilities to reduce our reliance on outside and unsustainable sources. The tide has turned, and sustainability is now a requirement of the future.
Skills include 3D CAD modelling, 3D scanning, 2D drafting, photo-realistic renderings, and a refined concept development process that starts with hand sketching, physical models, prototypes and proof of concept, to detailed production drawings, tooling and ramp-up to product launch. Working in a diverse range of mediums, Bruce has experience in designing for injection-molded plastic, sheet metal, custom aluminum extrusions, structural steel, stereolithography, fused deposition, and CNC.
Bruce obtained a BSc in Biological Sciences from the University of Victoria and a Masters of Environmental Design from the University of Calgary, Bruce’s expertise lies in his ability to combine an understanding of biological systems with technology to tackle the massive changes that face us.
Wewerke Design was founded by Krista Humphrey and Bernard Mitchell and are design leads at their studio located in Trail British Columbia. Wewerke Design is an industrial, product and spatial design studio and can assist your business to realize your concepts as a physical product. Our proficiencies include design ideation, sketching, product visualization, 3D modeling and prototyping. We have a deep understanding of design for additive manufacturing (DFAM) and can assist in leveraging available technologies to create manufacturable products. We practice human-centered design and it is our goal to investigate unique opportunities and find sustainable solutions for real world pain points.