Orion Product Development hit a major milestone

Orion Product Development celebrated their 10th anniversary at the end of November 2017.

Since their inception in 2007 the company has supplemented their customers’ teams with engineering and technical management support at any level required, working with a diverse range of clients from sole inventors to blue chip corporations.

The primary function of Orion Product Development is to develop new products and / or value engineer existing ones on behalf of the client, though they have also leveraged their significant experience to provide valued strategic support and Quality Management System development to those clients who don’t have the necessary in-house resource.

The company philosophy is to focus on socially responsible projects, which is evident in its portfolio. Examples of this diverse body of work range from innovative disability aids through to world-first off-highway electric vehicles, and from sustainable food packaging through to pioneering tidal energy platforms.  A few patents have been gathered along the way, and Orion Product Development have firmly established themselves as a well-respected “go to” consultancy, with almost all of their business coming from either their existing clients or referral.

Company founder and Managing Director Kevin Urquhart said ”I am extremely proud to have reached this major milestone of 10 successful years in business, and would like to thank our valued clients, our trusted associates and the various local and national agencies  that have helped us to get here.  We have started our 11th year in business by undertaking contracts with two new clients and we look forward to offering the same level of bespoke technical consulting to them and our existing customers.  We have also just positioned ourselves more actively on the international stage with the relaunch of our website www.orion-pd.com and we look forward to working with more clients around the world”.

On the relaunched Orion Product Development website, interested parties are invited to sign up for the new company newsletter, and by way of thanks there is a free download of “Kevin’s Top Ten Checklist for Product Development” for every new subscription.

To find out how Orion Product Development can help your business please visit www.orion.pd.com and use the contact page to arrange your free no-obligation initial consultation.

Orion Product Development is a valued members of Design Network North. Design Network North is part of RTC’s new programme called ‘Designing Better Business’ – launched in 2016 - which will provide support for north east businesses looking to continue to innovate and design better world leading products.
RTC was founded in 1989 with the sole purpose of helping businesses innovate and create new higher value products. Today, the business operates out of offices in Sunderland, Gateshead, Leeds and Daresbury and specialises in helping companies develop new products, embed new skills through training and access funding for innovation.
Designing Better Business’ is part funded by European Regional Development Fund, as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.