Engineering expertise is at the center of our customer relationships. Our team of highly skilled engineers will assist you on any decorative application, from the design phase through assembly. We work closely with our customers to select the best decorative process solution -- balancing a robust, manufacturable design with best total-system cost. Our engineers bring concept solutions to our customers based on experience rooted on the shop floor.

Our customers often look to Emerald for assistance with in-mold decorating applications. We work closely with our molding customers to provide the best in-mold solution. Our molding engineers team up with our printing engineers to find the most robust molding process and the preferred ink selection, thus obtaining a good bond and eliminating the adhesives.

The Emerald engineering team adds value to the customers application through a broad range of capabilities.

From concept to market, our company-wide Product Development tools include:

  • Black Box design
  • 3D modeling
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Tool design
  • Design for Manufacturing
  • APQP
  • 5S principles
  • Toyota Production System work cells (LEAN)
  • Value-stream mapping
  • Continuous improvement
  • Workforce empowerment