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New Product Development from Innovation to Production

New product development at Ped

PED’s founder Jim Montagnino 50 plus year career/accomplishments can be summed up best by the famous Frank Sinatra song “My Way”

For more than 27 years Production Engineered Designs, founded by Jim Montagnino, has been involved in all areas of new product development. From innovating, patenting, and arranging production of products that range from sophisticated spy satellite camera systems to innovative ultrasonic toothbrushes and everything in between, we’re ready to share our experience and connections with you, in the new product development process.

Over the years we’ve established great rapport with many of the world’s biggest corporations, but we also work with small companies and individuals. Many of the benefits of working with Production Engineered Designs(PED) may be realized by start-ups, inventors, or individuals with new product ideas who lack the experience and resources that PED can provide.

We can assist you or your business in bringing ideas from the drawing board to the production floor much more efficiently. Contact us to schedule an introductory meeting.

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New Product Development Process – NPD

Product Development Strategy

Everything is possible and the only limits we have are imposed by our fear of failure. – Jim Montagnino

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Backed by more than 140 patents, Production Engineered Designs has over 50 years of successful and creative new product development experience in a variety of industries. View a detailed list with links to patents that we have received.

Innovative User Ergonomics

We have an intense passion to design products that are user intuitive out of the box. Products that provide solutions to everyday problems and a tangible easy to visualize benefit.

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Technology Transfer Benefits

PED’s founder technology background covers Consumer Products, Business Machines, Scientific Instruments, Aero Space & Tool/Machine allowing him to innovate using a broad spectrum of disciplines and technologies from his vast experience and accomplishments.

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Project Management Experience

Jim’s vast & diverse experience in Engineering, Marketing, Industrial Design & Operations, extensive leadership experience in business development, product innovation, Asian sourcing/procurement, strategic planning and project management skills covering a broad spectrum of various industries provides guidance to clients in the most effective manner for their business.

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Supplier Controls Experience

Jim has 50 plus years of OEM/ODM supplier interface support and control strategy using domestic and foreign suppliers (Asian supplier experience dating back to 1979).

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About Production Engineered Designs

Production Engineered Designs opens offices in El Paso, TX

Production Engineered Designs was incorporated and opened its first office in El Paso, Texas in Summer of 1992.

Originally PED was a full service Product Development company with a staff of design engineers, industrial designer and compliance engineering services (UL/CSA), staff mainly composed of local engineers he had trained/developed at Helen of Troy. in addition PED opened a Hong Kong office with 2 Hong Kong engineers and a partner group that manufactured electronic sub-assemblies. … read more about PED’s history

About Our Founder

Expertise and Strengths

ped founder jim montagninoPED’s founder, Jim Montagnino, has been a strategic thinker and planner, skilled in the design and execution of effective engineering, marketing, manufacturing, and business programs. Jim’s career has given him the opportunity to work in international business relations & OEM sourcing/new product development using European & Asian partners since 1979, inclusive of being a retained consultant to Asian Suppliers.


During his career, Jim, was given the rare opportunity work under the direction of and to be inspired by three world renowned mentors:

We’ve done New Product Development for Some of the Biggest Companies in the World!

Past clients for new product development

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New Product Development Portfolio

Production Engineered Designs has been directly involved with new product development in many different industries. To see some of the products that we have helped develop please view the slideshows on each of the industry pages linked to below…

PED is ready to assist with your New Product Development Process, Innovation, Strategic Planning, Technology Transfer, Supplier Support or Team Building efforts with a remarkable track record of new product development, product innovation with user friendly/cost effective products in multiple product development categories since our incorporation more than 27 years ago, using the 50 plus years of experience underscored by more than 140 issued patents in new products development. Give us a call at (630) 513-1522 or send us an email from our contact form.

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