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ROI: Outsourcing Your Talent by Using Independent Contractors

If you’re working on developing a product to completion and want to ensure its success, you might want to consider using outside contractors. While your hand-picked team might be up to the job, there’s also a matter of scale and specialization in

Guidelines for Intellectual Property

Filing for Intellectual Property (IP) will protect a business’s specific product idea including product development. The strategic benefits of establishing ownership over an asset is vast: to deter competitors, raise capital, build a business, etc.

The Effectiveness of Design in New Product Development

Science Direct recently released a report on the contributions of design to successful new product development. Nectar PD, a design- centered firm, understands the importance of design culture. Nectar’s success has been partially a result of

Five Phases of the New Product Development Process

Product development starts with idea generation -- these innovative ideas go through screening before reaching the final phase, production and commercialization, reports Chron. “New product development is a crucial process for the survival of

Groundbreaking Medical Device Development - Nectar Product Development

Anaheim, California – February 1, 2018 – Nectar Product Development releases sneak peek of Manufacturing & Design Today editorial featured at MD&M West 2018: Nectar PD is a Long Beach, California based product development company specializing in

How to Choose a Contract Manufacturer?

Selecting the contract manufacturer (CM) you will work with is a crucial decision for your business. This is typically a board-level decision and it is important to research in advance. Once your company decides on a manufacturer, changing this

CSULB Visits Nectar for Industrial Design Workshop

In the early hours of Monday, November 6th, 2017, the Industrial Design students at CSULB lined up outside of Nectar Product Development, waiting to experience a day in the life of a professional Industrial Designer. They began the day with a tour

Recruiting Preferences – Advice for Recent Engineering Graduates

PPI interviewed Nectar Product Development’s Director of Operations, Shannon McElfresh-Hall, about what the company looks for in Engineering graduates. She also provided some advice for people entering the workforce. Q: Do you offer internships? If

Nectar Product Development helps fitness entrepreneur develop first of its kind-folding treadmill

Long Beach, California – October 20, 2017 – Nectar Product Development helps fitness entrepreneur develop a first of its kind, light weight, folding treadmill. U-Treadmill, the first light-weight folding cardio machine, is about to take the fitness