Engineering Services


Our expert application and quality engineers proactively find ways to save money, improve product performance and mitigate risks.

Our dedicated team of fastener engineers across the world can work on a project basis or on-site with your engineering department. This close relationship allows us to play an active role from product development to assembly line where quality and productivity matter most. We focus on delivering cost savings while maintaining or improving quality.

Product Design Support

Whether you’re designing a new product or improving an existing one, our fastener engineering experts will find the right solution that saves cost without sacrificing quality. Our services include:

  • Product development, analysis and performance testing (e.g. torque/tension)
  • Rapid prototyping and sampling with 3D printing
  • Re-engineering of existing fasteners and components
  • Value analysis and value engineering
  • Finding the right fit per application
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Optimas engineers have an average of 20 years’ experience specialising in fastener design

Inventory Optimisation

Streamline your bill of materials and increase your speed to market with these expert services:

PART RATIONALISATION AND STANDARDISATION
Through a part assortment analysis, we’ll uncover ways to consolidate and standardize your SKUs to reduce cost and complexity.

PRODUCT TEARDOWNS
We’ll disassemble your product down to its fasteners and components and then finds ways to re-engineer the product for design, cost and quality improvements.

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Deliver cost savings, never compromising the engineering quality of the final product

Operational Efficiency

As a distributor and manufacturer of fasteners and components, we’ve been in your shoes and can quickly recognise what solutions will enhance your efficiency. Our experts will “walk the line” with you to assess your operations for increased productivity and labour savings, such as:

  • Ergonomic parts, tooling and assemblies
  • Kitting and sub-assembly
  • Lean 5S Programs
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Quality Planning and Testing

Our dedicated team of quality engineers can help you address a broad range of customer, industry and regulatory-specific requirements for improved product integrity, increased efficiencies and better overall performance. Services include:

  • Inspection, measurement and full material testing
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Root Cause Analysis and Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA) with corrective actions
  • Global PPAP Center of Excellence for processing quick and accurate part approvals
  • Lean Six Sigma for continuous improvements
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