Tag Archives: new product development

Prototyping Essentials: The 5 Key Uses of Prototyping Equipment [Podcast]

Join us as we delve into the five main uses of prototyping equipment, including 3D printers, CNC milling, and more. Our host, Renaud, is joined by Paul Adams, head of the new product development team, to explore why prototyping is … Continue reading

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Elon Musk’s New Product Introduction Philosophy: What Can We Learn? [Podcast]

Adrian and Renaud get together to talk about Elon Musk’s insights and philosophy into developing and bringing new products to market (from an interview by ‘Everyday Astronaut’ on YouTube at his launch facility a few years back). He shares his … Continue reading

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Plastic & Metal Development Prototypes: Uses & Limitations [Podcast]

Adrian hosts and is joined by Sofeast Group senior engineer, Paul Adams, and they talk about the uses and limitations of the metal and plastic ‘development prototypes,’ that is to say, product prototypes made during the development process and before … Continue reading

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Why does new product development take so long?

We regularly work with entrepreneurs and businesses who have a product idea and want to launch it on the market. Despite many years of cooperation on a huge variety of electro-mechanical products from all kinds of niches, we tend to … Continue reading

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Sourcing agents may not be right for you when you’re developing a new product

Some companies who develop their new products from scratch choose not to use sourcing agents, and they genuinely don’t feel that it’s necessary. But is this a wise move? Let’s unpack it…

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Technology Readiness Levels: Helpful for today’s manufacturers?

Renaud hosts and is joined by Sofeast’s senior engineer Paul Adams to go through Technology Readiness Levels which is a product development framework that is often used to gauge the progress of a new product launch project, especially during prototyping. … Continue reading

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The Benefits of a Feasibility Study (during new product development)

Renaud and Adrian talk about what a feasibility study for new products is, its benefits, and everything you need to know in order to implement yours. This will really help you to identify potential issues long before you manufacture your … Continue reading

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3 New Product Launch Tips for E-commerce Sellers

E-commerce sales are enduringly popular and here at Sofeast a number of our clients sell products that way. With the latter in mind, here are a few tips to help you get better results…

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Answering 4 Listener Questions On Our Podcast (July ’23)

Sofeast’s CEO Renaud answers four exciting questions from our listeners in this episode. We cover new product development, if and how to start purchasing and importing electronics, supplier bankruptcy, and tips for controlling product quality and reliability.    Listen to … Continue reading

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How to Manufacture a New Product with the Customer Journey in Mind

Sofeast’s CEO Renaud and head of New Product Development, Andrew discuss how to build a product while keeping the whole customer journey in mind. Making a good product is just one step of the journey, and in fact, there are … Continue reading

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