Acorn Product Development Announces New Global Plastics Engineering Practice

Company spearheads combined U.S. and China initiative for assisting customers with plastics design, engineering, and production


Acorn Product Development launched its Global Plastics Engineering Practice today to help companies around the world develop products that feature the very latest in plastics innovation. The new practice formalizes programs in related disciplines, such as plastics tolerance analysis, designing for high-volume manufacturing, customized training in the latest technologies, and worldwide vendor management and tracking.

“From engineering design, analysis, process planning, and materials selection to manufacturing and problem resolution, our Global Plastics Engineering Practice brings in-depth expertise from product inception through production” said Barry Braunstein, Vice President, Acorn Product Development. “With our design centers in the U.S. and China, companies around the globe rely on our expertise and resources to help them move from product development to revenue generation more rapidly”.

Acorn’s deep expertise in plastics materials, molding, forming, welding, and finishing— combined with its renowned approach to design for manufacturing and assembly—enables its clients to rapidly produce products that deliver exceptional performance and manufacturability. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, Acorn has helped clients develop leading edge products in a wide range of industries and applications.

About Acorn Product Development

Founded in 1993, Acorn Product Development is based in Silicon Valley with design centers in California, Texas, Boston, and China. With more than 400 products in its portfolio, Acorn provides comprehensive product engineering services for leading consumer, industrial, robotics, data communications, and medical companies around the globe. Experts in design for manufacturability, Acorn helps its clients create products that excel in performance and profitability. For more information, visit us at