New Product and Market Development

The New Product Development (NPD) Lab located on the campus of Boise State University is the home of TechHelp’s NPD team that has provided design, engineering and prototyping services since 1999. The NPD Lab works directly with startups, businesses and manufacturers to develop new manufactured products.

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  • Schedule Your Meeting with an Idaho Trade Office Manager from Taiwan or China

    The State of Idaho operates trade offices in China, Southeast Asia, and Mexico to help Idaho companies succeed in key international markets. Idaho’s State Trade Office is currently scheduling appointments with the state’s China trade office manager, Tara Qu, as well as the Taiwan trade office manager, Eddie Yen, who will visit Idaho in July/June […]

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  • SWI-MA Quarterly Meeting & Tour May 4 at Boise State

    Driving Competitiveness with a Lean Approach to Manufacturing and Product Development Pictures & Vids from Event TechHelp is looking forward to hosting the Southwest Idaho Manufacturers’ Alliance Quarterly Meeting and Tour at Boise State on May 4. The event will feature Gregg Lynde of TechHelp’s Operational Excellence Team and Ryan Gray, President of SGW Designworks. […]

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  • Boise State Teams Tackle World Energy Issues in Hult Prize Competition

     Two Boise State Teams, one including students with TechHelp ties, advanced to the regional finals of The Hult Prize, an international competition that brings together the best and brightest university students to solve world issues. The 2018 Hult Prize challenge was to build a scalable, sustainable social enterprise that harnesses the power of energy to transform the […]

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  • I-90 Aerospace Corridor Conference & Expo

      Learn More or Register Online Download PDF Agenda The I-90 Corridor from Moses Lake to Central Montana is a growing part of the aerospace supply chain. Make plans today to be part of this surge by attending the 2018 I-90 Aerospace Corridor Conference & Expo on April 25-26 in Spokane, Washington. The event is presented by the Inland Northwest Aerospace Consortium […]

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  • The Connected Enterprise – with Tom O’Reilly of Rockwell Automation

    Tom O’Reilly, Vice President, Global Business Development at Rockwell Automation shared his thoughts on “The Connected Enterprise” during a talk at the Boise State University College of Business & Economics on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. One of my biggest takeaways from the event was how Operations Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) are merging at the […]

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  • Boise’s K-EDGE Products in Le Tour de France & Twilight Criterium

    In addition to growing world class cyclists such as Kristin Armstrong, Boise, Idaho produces top-notch cycling products. Boise’s K-EDGE combines a deep knowledge of cycling with advanced design & manufacturing processes to put products in races from Le Tour de France to the Boise Twilight Criterium. As the best cyclists in the world prepared for the final […]

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  • UPDATE – Tyler Dale of TechHelp NPD FINDS His Next Great Adventure

    Graduation day at Boise State can be a mix of good and bad news for the TechHelp New Product Development (NPD) Team at the Boise State College of Engineering. While staff members celebrate the accomplishment of a colleague earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering they also know it may be time to say goodbye to […]

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  • Idaho MFG Day 2017 Expo & Job Fair was October 3-4 in Nampa

    Thanks to the Southwest Idaho Manufacturers’ Alliance (SWI-MA),  for kicking off a month of MFG DAY activities with the “Made Here!” Manufacturing Expo and Job Fair at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa on October 3-4.  A VIP Reception on the evening of October 3 was followed by a day-long Manufacturing Expo on October 4 that showcased products MADE HERE […]

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  • Idaho’s Rekluse Featured in American Manufacturing Hero Video

    In the year 2002, a broken motorcycle clutch gave Al Youngwerth an idea. New products always start with an idea. The difference between most people and a person like Al, though, is that he did something about his idea for a better clutch.  Fifteen years later,  the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) of the  National Institute of […]

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  • Idaho Inventor Launches POOF Ninja Flyer with Alex Brands

    TechHelp recently wrote about the development of the Poof Fling Flyer toy that was invented by Doug Gaus, of Innovation in Mind, LLC. Doug is a long-time friend of the TechHelp New Product Development Team who is an inventor, new product developer, and new product consultant. After years of refining the Fling Flyer, Doug licensed the product […]

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