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PRODUCT DESIGN AND ENGINEERING

CCE's product design and engineering services provide a comprehensive solution that includes taking product ideas all the way from design to manufacturing. Customers can accelerate their product development process and reduce costs by leveraging CCE’s onsite/offshore services model.

BENEFITS FROM WORKING WITH CCE

Accelerate product development & reduce cost by leveraging an experienced offshore based dedicated engineering team, supported by local engineering services managers
Optimize design process by implementing industry standards and best practices
Leverage design reuse by standardizing design data and incorporating modular, top-down design practices
Quickly and cost-efficiently create product variants using automated product configuration processes
Implement design compliance validation processes to assure quality of design output and reduce downstream errors
Automate design by developing custom software (CAD Macros)
NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT - QUIDLI
CCE successfully designed and built a working prototype of a product named Quidli that automatically produces idlis, a breakfast staple consumed by most of South India.
Idlis are produced by a conventional process that is time consuming, inefficient and wastes water and energy.
Quidli is much more efficient than the conventional process as it is
4 times faster
Consumes a quarter of the energy
One-fifth of water of the conventional process
NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT - VACUUM CLEANER
We successfully designed a handheld and stick vacuum cleaner for a leading multi-national consumer appliance manufacturer.
Functional Areas of Expertise:
Industrial design for ergonomics & aesthetics
Mold design
The packaging of sub-assemblies and parts
Suction power & product durability
Lightweight design

LATEST NEWS

  • CCE’s success continues with major semiconductor equipment manufacturer
    Mar 12, 2019

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Debankan Chattopadhyay
    +1 (248) 932-5295
    debankan@cadcam-e.com


    CCE’s success continues with major semiconductor equipment manufacturer
    Successful renewal of long-standing product design and engineering relationship

    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – (Mar 12, 2019) - CCE, a leading provider of mechanical & electro-mechanical design and engineering services, has announced that it has signed a services renewal agreement with one of the world’s largest semiconductor equipment manufacturer to continue providing product engineering services.

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    “We have been working with this customer for over a decade now. Their continued commitment to extend this relationship is a huge morale booster for our team. We have been providing advanced product design and engineering support to their team for several years now and have a solid understanding of their processes, way of working and products. Extending this relationship is a win-win for both parties as it means that the customer reaps the benefits of our team’s elevated levels of knowledge about their products, and it allows us to offer significantly higher value-added services,” said Vinay Wagle, CCE’s V.P. Sales & Marketing.

    CCE has a large dedicated team of engineers providing the customer with product design and engineering support. CCE’s engineers work on tolerance studies, designing assembly fixtures, transportation tools, bolt torque calculations, variation analysis, wiring diagrams, PCBA’s, cable routings, conducting design reviews and assisting with technical product documentation and engineering changes among other things.

    CCE is a product design and engineering company working with customers across various industry verticals, providing comprehensive solutions to take their product ideas all the way from design to manufacturing. CCE’s unique TrEND (Trusted Engineer Next Door) program establishes a reliable always-on communication system that fosters natural sharing of design and engineering ideas in a way as if all collaborators are in the same room. CCE's proprietary, secured web-based Work Order Management System, PowerLink is the perfect complement to TrEND, providing total visibility and accountability of engineering projects by facilitating reliable and secure communications, with a single set of documents available to all stakeholders, worldwide.

    For more information on CCE's product design and engineering services, visit http://www.cadcam-e.com/engineering-design-services.aspx.

    About CCE:

    CCE (www.cadcam-e.com) is a Michigan corporation in business since 1989. Our offices are located in Farmington Hills, Michigan and Fort Lee, New Jersey, as well as a state-of-the-art engineering development center in Chennai, India. CCE's focus is in engineering product development, CAD interoperability and related services. The CCE group currently employs over 225 software and design professionals worldwide.

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    CCE, a leading provider of mechanical & electro-mechanical design and engineering services, has announced that it has signed a services renewal agreement with one of the world’s largest semiconductor equipment manufacturer to continue providing product engineering serv...

TrEND - Trusted Engineer Next Door

CCE understands the importance of communication between collaborators working on engineering product development using remote teams.
CCE has developed an innovative program, TrEND (Trusted Engineer Next Door), to establish a reliable communication system that fosters natural sharing of design and engineering ideas in a way as if everyone is in the same room.
Technology has redefined geography. TrEND leverages advanced software to coordinate video, audio and CAD streams from both sides of the geographically dispersed conversation, to create a natural collaboration experience.
TrEND provides all of the accessibility you need when working with remote teams on collaborative projects and will certainly accelerate your new product development process.

POWERLINK - WORK ORDER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

CCE's proprietary, secured web-based Work Order Management System, PowerLink, is the perfect complement to TrEND. PowerLink provides total visibility and accountability of your projects by facilitating reliable and secure communications, with a single set of documents available to all stakeholders, worldwide.
With TrEND & PowerLink at both ends, whether you’re sketching an initial concept during ideation or discussing feedback on a physical part, location is no longer an issue and communication no longer a barrier!
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ENGINEERING PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Local services managers and offshore program managers organize and manage the outsourced work without any onus on the client. Using proven processes and project management tools, like PowerLink, the work is delivered on time with consistent quality.
Local Services Team (Michigan)
CCE'S LOCAL MANAGERS IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CLIENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
TrEND Setup
Offshore Team Organization
Customer WoW (Way of Working) Implementation
Process Metrics
Continuous Improvement

HOW TO GET STARTED

Please contact our experienced sales managers to discuss your requirements and initiate the outsourcing process.

CUSTOMER TESTIMONIAL

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  • "I am glad to be working with CCE because they have a very good understanding of what it takes to work effectively with an offshore team. I am also very impressed with the management and support staff at CCE. They really seem to know our business. The number of metrics gathered by CCE’s offshore team is impressive and provides the necessary tools for workflow monitoring and continuous improvement."
    Chief Engineer
    Leading Filtration & Exhaust Systems Manufacturer
  • "CCE showed a willingness to understand and meet our requirements while guiding us through the relationships necessary to conduct business with your suppliers in India. Together we have worked through the prototype quality adjustments and still met the product launch deadlines. The project consisted of machined forgings and castings and finished gears. The CCE team met the technical specifications for each of these components to supply a complete kit to us. We look forward to subsequent product launches with CCE."
    Materials Manager
    Leading Manufacturer of Traction Enhancing Differentials and Planetary Drives
  • "We were struggling with our outsourcing initiative until we came across CCE’s Core Chore strategy. This gave us a framework to properly sequence projects and tasks to maximize the benefits of outsourcing with least risk. This strategy in combination with CCE’s PowerLink collaboration technology has turned what was a frustrating experience with our previous provider, to a satisfying and productive partnership."
    V.P of Engineering
    Engine OEM
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Our Goal
Our goal was to develop a product that would automatically produce Idlis, a breakfast staple consumed by most of South India. Today, Idlis are produced by a conventional process that is time consuming, inefficient and wastes water and energy. We successfully designed and manufactured a product named Quidli that is 4 times faster, consumes a quarter of the energy and one-fifth of water of the conventional process.
Major Subsystems
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Batter Feed Arrangement
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Tray Carriage System
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Cooking Chamber
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Thermal and Electronics Control Systems
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Monocoque (Housing System)
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About CCE
CCE is a Michigan corporation in business since 1989. Our offices are located in Farmington Hills, Michigan and Fort Lee, New Jersey, as well as a state-of-the-art engineering development center in Chennai, India. CCE is an engineering product development company that offers a comprehensive solution to our clients, to reduce time, cost, and risk inherent in product development.
About Client
The client is a leading, multi-national appliance manufacturer, ranked as one of the largest appliance makers in the world.
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