How to Turn your Idea into a Product

How to Turn an Idea into a Product

You’ve got an amazing idea for a product and want to start developing it. Here’s how to take an innovative idea to a market-ready product in a few key steps.

How to Design for Injection Moulding

Design for Injection Moulding with a chess piece

Injection Moulding design guidelines from the perspective of a design engineer. How to keep your manufacturer happy while also achieving the best design.

Michael Aldridge – Chartered Engineer CEng

Michael Aldridge - Chartered Engineer

I have been awarded Chartered Status as Engineer by IMechE. This is in recognition of my professional competencies through training and practice experience.

10 Best Blogs for Product Design

Top 10 Product Design Blogs

I like to keep up-to-date with the world of design. I’ve come across some fantastic Product Design Blogs that I would like to share with you.

Young Design Engineer of the Year 2012 – BEEAS

Young Design Engineer of the Year 2012 - Michael Aldridge

I have been awarded Young Design Engineer of the Year 2012 by British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs). Very honoured to win such a prestigious award.

Terex Factory Tour with IMechE

Terex Factory Tour

IMechE event to tour the Terex Factory in Motherwell, Scotland. Fantastic to see manufacturing on this scale in Scotland and very impressive products.

Free Solidworks Licence for Students

Solidworks Free Student Licence

Little known secret of how to get a free licence of Solidworks CAD software if you are a student or educator. Free is better than cheap!