Commercial Product Design

Forthright Engineering develops products for the commercial market in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and RTP NC. We engineer, prototype and design products for ease of manufacturing and assembly. Our staff has delivered successful product innovations in the security, transportation, aerospace and telecommunications industries.

We specialize in mechanical and electromechanical design, as well as complete management of a project that includes specification generation, concept development, engineering analysis, 3D-CAD modeling, prototyping, regulatory compliance, verification testing, design for assembly, and manufacturing documentation. We are a full-service product engineering firm serving the greater metro areas of the Triangle, Triad and Charlotte in North Carolina and throughout the southeast.

Electromechanical Lock System Design

We developed a new electromechanical lock system that could withstand a high degree of mechanical abuse and would have the feel and features of a competitor’s more expensive product yet remain economical to manufacture. We developed a lock with a rugged patent-pending locking mechanism and a distinctive keypad that provides positive tactile and visual feedback coupled with user-friendly access for serviceability.