Product Development

ZDM Product DevelopmentThe ZDM Group is your best assurance of timely, effective development of products and processes. We offer a progressive and comprehensive approach to development projects derived from our work in implementation of Six Sigma manufacturing systems and turn-key engineering projects for the beverage, packaging and plastics industries.

Services include:

  • Technology exploration and harvesting
  • Technology development and implementation
  • Container design and development for consumer/industrial applications including food, beverages, drugs, chemicals and cosmetics
  • Evaluation and comparison of technologies, materials, processes and products
  • Turn-key project management
  • Education in:
    • Technology exploration and harvesting
    • Six Sigma methods for product/process development
    • Functional Analysis
    • Problem Solving Tools
    • Basic Statistics
    • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
    • Process and Quality Measurement Precision and Reliability (Gauge R&R)
    • Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments (DOE)
    • ANOVA, regression analysis, hypothesis testing, box and whisker and confidence interval plots
    • Reporting methods
    • SOP Documentation
    • Performance Measurement
    • PET container manufacturing

The ZDM Group product, process, or technology development project unfolds in four phases, depending on the nature and scope of your requirements:

  1. Technology exploration and harvesting
  2. Development
  3. Pilot implementation
  4. Commercial implementation