Recycled Plastics in New Product Development

It’s common knowledge that plastic waste is a problem; no point in belaboring that.  If you are involved in New Product Development then you have an opportunity to address that problem, and to generate a competitive advantage at the same time.  What follows will explain why and how to use Recycled Plastics in New Product Development. […]

What is an Engineering Investigation?

  Engineering Investigation In New Product Development New Product Development (NPD) is usually discussed as a creative process. At Porticos, we develop a vision for a new thing, then figure out how to realize that vision. We use knowledge, experience, creativity, and innovation to create something new. But Product Development is not a purely creative […]

Mechanics: The Basic Components

Technical drawings background. Mechanical engineering, industrial design. 3d illustration

Basic Components Of The Mechanical Engineering Principles Mechanics is a basic component of the mechanical engineering principles which describe the foundations for the operation of mechanical systems. To learn more about these principles read this article. In the article mentioned above, we covered the basic concepts of mechanics, which include: Force Torque Work Power In […]

Structures and Machines

Welders On A Mission. Industrial labourer welding steel structure

Some Parts Of Structures And Machines Structures and machines are part of the mechanical engineering principles which describe the foundations for the operation of mechanical systems. To learn more about these principles read this article. When speaking about structures and machines as part of the mechanical engineering principles, it usually refers to analyzing the performance […]

Thermodynamics In Mechanical Engineering

Blue futuristic Fire burning flames on black background 3d rendering

Thermodynamics: Mechanical Engineering Principles Thermodynamics is one of the mechanical engineering principles which describe the foundations for the operation of mechanical systems. To learn more about these principles read this article. The essence of thermodynamics involves studying energy, how it is transformed and how it can be used through a system. This is mainly focused […]

What Are The Mechanical Engineering Principles?

Mechanical Engineering Principles These principles or rules describe the foundation for the operation of mechanical systems. They deal mainly with concepts like force, energy, and motion by defining them through mathematical problems and equations. It is important to highlight that mechanical engineers need a broad set of skills, which should be based on basic principles. Here’s […]

What Is Mechanical Design And Its Steps

Mechanical Design Mechanical design is one of the mechanical engineering principles which describe the foundations for the operation of mechanical systems. To learn more about these principles read this article. This generally involves developing procedures to move a concept from idea to reality, including sketches, technical drawings, 3D models, compliance with norms and standards, among […]

7 Stages of New Product Development Process

work in process

What is a Product Development Process? A Product Development Process refers to the entire range of activities where a company conceptualizes and realizes a new offering. An outcome concept might originate in the marketplace, or in a lab or workspace, or in the so-called fuzzy front end. Ideas come from customer requirements, too. New product […]

Porticos Collaborates with Sensal Health on New Product Development

The man pours mixture for cough in a measured glass

Porticos Work and Sensal Health on New Products Sensal Health is the brainchild of President and Co-founder Deepak Sirdeshmukh. The Chapel Hill, NC-based medical startup specializes in medication adherence monitoring, creating products and apps that: Reminds patients to take their medication Determine whether they have Records the data in a database accessible to medical professionals The […]

Transparent Plastics for New Product Development

New Product Development: Transparent Plastic Many products include components that must be optically clear to facilitate useful functions: Visual inspection. Medical devices are often molded of clear plastic so that a problem can be more quickly noted and resolved. Indication. A light guide transmits colored light from the interior to the outer surface of a […]