Product Instruction Manual: Develop consumer friendly instructions through the efficient use of illustrations and verbiage.
Carton Graphics and Collateral: Definition of key communication points to design and graphic layout of carton.
Design, Engineering, and Safety Consulting
DECA was established in 2001 by David Campbell after working in the industry as VP of Engineering and R&D at Century Products for 8 years and at Fisher Price for 24 years before that.
Each of our clients is different and we strive to tailor our services to fit your unique needs. We have the experience in and understanding of this industry and market to provide you with the input you need to limit your risk of recalls and exposure to liability risk.
We handle all projects on a time and expense basis. Estimates for project costs can be provided for any projects upon request.
Research Field Issues: Research reported issues, product performance and use patterns to qualify quality vs safety issues.
Interface with Regulatory Agencies: CPSC, NHTSA, Transport Canada and Health Canada.
Legal Support: Support of regulatory issues and product litigation.
Product Performance and Testing: Define performance criteria and testing requirements based on federal standards, voluntary standards and product application.
Product Quality and Quality Systems:
Continuous Improvement: Cost reduction or quality improvement or current products.
Purchasing/Sourcing Support: Supplier development and quoting; both domestic and international.
Product Debug and Testing: Test and evaluate product design and tooling per customer specifications or specification developed at customer request.
Concept Development: Creative development and design ideation to develop products to meet market needs, to further develop your concept, or supplement your design resources.
Industrial Design: Concept ideation/sketches to product styling/graphics and market testable models.