To get your new products to market expeditiously, you’ll need a team of dedicated experts with a proven process who can seamlessly execute your new product introduction (NPI) project. Applied Engineering provides comprehensive new product introduction management services, serving product teams in the Bay Area from our facility in the heart of Silicon Valley – San Jose, CA.


At AE, we work with designers and product developers to understand the requirements, establish an effective strategy, and deliver added value during the NPI process. Our capabilities extend to all major markets including medical device, semiconductor capital equipment, automation and robotics, optics, and data storage industries.
We use a proven process that remains flexible enough to serve any kind of build requirement. Whether you have a brand-new concept or an established design, AE can assist.
Extensive In-House NPI and Engineering Support Services
Our in-house NPI group has the industry experience and technical expertise to get your product to market within budget and on schedule. We strive to get it right the first time.

Our NPI services include:

  • End-to-end program management from design to execution and final delivery

  • Component evaluation including supply chain sourcing and inventory management

  • Technical specification and build documentation management with integrated change control

  • Engineering manufacturing support and analysis for design for manufacturability (DFM) and design for sustainability (DFS)

  • Complete product lifecycle management including the establishment of product testing, verification, and validation gates

We can help your product team to onshore their manufacturing to the Bay Area, prototype new assemblies from local designers, or assist with resolving build issues experienced with previous suppliers.

NPI Solutions for Advanced Manufacturing Requirements

AE has served Silicon Valley and beyond since 1979. We can assist your startup during the prototype phases with small build quantities. During the process, we will develop the necessary manufacturing process instructions (MPIs), generate the engineering documents and deliverables, and assist with design optimization.
No matter where your team currently is in the process, we can help to:

  • Breakdown the design for an accurate bill of materials (BOM)

  • Provide you with engineering support during the alpha, beta, prototype, and control builds

  • Evaluate vendors and suppliers for improved product and build quality

  • Iterate the design and manufacturing process for an optimized build lifecycle

Helping Reduce the Cost of Ownership for NPI in the Bay Area

We forge lasting business relationships with our clients. That means AE becomes an extension of your product development team. Our services ensure you develop your product with an optimal design and receive the volumes you need on time.

For product teams that need an contracted NPI solution with added proximity benefits of having a San Francisco Bay Area supplier, Applied Engineering has the necessary infrastructure in place to help you succeed. We have extensive experience in medical device manufacturing, electromechanical system design and build including automation and robotics.

To request a quote or to discuss our NPI capabilities further, call us at (408) 286-2134 or email You can also request a quote by completing our contact form.