We Are A Group of Passionate Designers, Developers, & Entrepreneurs

At Step One Engineering Consulting, our mission is to drive innovation and excellence in product design and engineering. We provide personalized service and advanced solutions, ensuring to exceed client expectations and foster your success.

What We Do

At Step One Engineering Consulting, we specialize in product design and engineering, offering comprehensive services from initial concept to final production. Advanced prototyping and innovative manufacturing solutions are among our areas of expertise, ensuring that every product we develop meets the highest standards of quality and functionality. Dedicated to customer satisfaction, we are committed to our clients’ success and work closely with them to understand their unique needs and deliver tailored solutions. Providing exceptional service and support at every stage of the project is our goal, ensuring that our clients achieve their objectives efficiently and effectively.

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Our Values & Vision

Our Mission

We aim to innovate, collaborate, and deliver exceptional engineering solutions that propel our clients towards success

Stay Ahead of the Curve

We continuously explore emerging technologies to provide our clients with innovative solutions and cutting edge designs

Your Vision is Our Goal

Our clients’ vision is our primary focus, driving every effort to surpass expectations and achieve mutual success together

Delight & Inspire

Our aim is to delight and inspire our clients by delivering innovative solutions that exceed their expectations

What We Offer

Concept Generation

Our concept generation process combines creativity and technical expertise to develop innovative solutions that address our clients’ unique challenges

Prototyping Solutions

Our prototyping solutions utilize state-of-the-art techniques to swiftly translate concepts into tangible prototypes, facilitating rapid iteration of design ideas

Product Design

We leverage cutting-edge CAD technology to craft product designs that seamlessly integrate functionality, aesthetics, and manufacturability

Manufacturing Strategies

Our designs are complemented by manufacturing assistance and recommendations, guiding clients to ensure integration of designs with efficient production processes

Validation Testing

Validation testing protocols rigorously assess product performance, reliability, and safety, ensuring that our designs meet and exceed industry standards

WorldClass Support

We are dedicated to providing timely assistance and offering ongoing guidance to ensure a seamless and satisfying experience throughout our collaboration

Meet Our Team

Step One Engineering Consulting is powered by a team of highly skilled and innovative engineers, all graduates of Purdue University’s Mechanical Engineering program and recipients of the esteemed Malott Innovation, Manufacturing, and Validation Awards. Our team brings a wealth of experience from diverse sectors of the engineering industry, including expertise from Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, manufacturing skills from SMC Corporation of America, and contributions to the hydronic flow industry at Aalberts. With over a decade of combined experience, we are committed to delivering exceptional engineering solutions, leveraging our unique backgrounds and shared passion for innovation.


Nathan Caylor

Project Director

Daniel Verde

Programing Lead

Sam Pletcher

Engineering Lead

“We have used Step One for a variety of projects ranging from small design revisions to the complete development of new precision medical equipment. If you are looking for a nimble company that’s dedicated to giving you great outcomes you can proudly share with your customers, look no further than Step One.”

-Rich Lee, Production Manager

Have a Project in Mind?

Simply fill out our online form with your project details, and our experts will get back to you promptly with a comprehensive estimate. Experience hassle-free service and swift responses, ensuring your project gets the attention it deserves right from the start.