Product Development

Commercializing ideas and bringing successful products to market, that’s what new product development is all about. Whether we’re serving as an engineering resource or managing the entire new product development cycle…Keystone Solutions Group brings value.  We collaborate with our customers as well as a network of competent partners to complete the product development arch. It begins with a concept and ends with a successful launch. The critical steps are in between with Product Development at the center of it all.  The Keystone Five Phase Development process assures that your ideas take the most efficient path to completion from dream to distribution.

Industries Served

Medical Device and Life Sciences, Automotive, Industrial & MIlitary, General Industry, Equipment Manufacturers, and Aerospace

Product Development

Design

With the latest in Solid Modeling capabilities, Keystone can create concepts and final designs with a reduced development cycle. Parametric methods are used to create families of products quickly. The Keystone engineering team offers diverse experience in product design and engineering. Our staff includes engineers with extensive training in design and design for manufacturing in the following fields: plastic part and assembly design, machined components, castings and forgings, welding and fabrications, electro-mechanical systems, disposable and durable medical devices, wound care products and patient surfaces.

Project Management

Moving efficiently and effectively through the phases of new product development is the key to our business success and your product’s success. Keystone is accountable to meeting both customer and marketplace demands. We follow a rigorous, yet flexible, time tested 5-phase development process. It starts with our knowledgeable staff and our real-time reporting systems that means there will be no surprises later in the project. Taking responsibility and meeting real design, engineering, functional, and project deliverables is the core of our business and why our customers rely on Keystone’s project management expertise.

Analysis & testing

Keystone Solutions Group provides finite element analysis services utilizing the latest in hardware and software technology. We use ANSYS Workbench, SolidWorks Flow Simulation Premium, SolidWorks Flow Simulation, and PTC Creo Simulate to simulate a wide range of events.  Utilizing SolidWorks CATIA V5 Translator software Keystone has bi-directional conversion capabilities - CATIA V5 to SolidWorks or SolidWorks to CATIA V5.  From linear static to transient non-linear structural, heat transfer and fluid flow analysis, Keystone can provide you with results you need in the time you need them.  Life cycle testing services are provided via our 4,000 sqft test facility and PLC controlled test cells. Keystone Product Development's capabilities include environmental chamber tests, and automated rotating test equipment.  Whether you require a small, simple test fixture, or a large, complex test cell, Keystone can provide you with a complete solution.  Upon completion, we would be pleased to deliver and implement your new equipment at your facility, or provide contract testing services at our facility with the new machine.

custom testing & custom machines

Keystone has many years’ experience designing and building custom machines and custom test procedures for our clients. Our strengths and experience is in:
•  End of line product testing
•  Structural, heat transfer, and fluid flow testing
•  Fatigue testing
•  MVTR (Moisture Vapor Transmission Rate)
•  Wear testing
•  Assembly Fixtures
•  Equipment modifications and optimization