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What Should You Look For When Choosing An Engineering Firm?

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Engineering skills are highly sought after when working on new and exciting projects. However, it can be difficult to choose the right firm for you. Whether you are a manager at a large engineering company looking to outsource some of the design work to meet your timeline or first time inventor, it is important to choose the right partners that will aid you in every step of the way.

When looking for an engineering firm to work with, it is important to take a few key factors into account when making your choice: integration, timelines & budget, and trust.


You and your team have your own style of work and it can be difficult to find partners that match your style. If there is a mismatch between you and your engineering team, there can be design disputes, engineering oversight, and most importantly, a lack of cohesiveness working on a project together. That’s why it is important for the partners you work with to make their best effort to meet your needs while matching your passion for the projects. At Tresca Design, your success is our success, from plan to product.

Timelines & Budgets

It’s no secret that getting your projects done on time and within budget is incredibly important. This is often the number one concern for individuals and companies. The firm you choose to work with must understand this as well. Being able to set a schedule and timeline for when things will get done to have a common understanding of obligations is very important to have a successful project. Getting these obligations done within budget is equally important so that there are no surprises. The team at Tresca Design understands that and always considers these factors when working with you and your team.


Trust may be the most important factor to consider when choosing an engineering firm to work with. An engineering firm needs to be upfront and honest with you. If there is a problem, addressing issues as early as possible is always beneficial for everyone involved. Also, if there are requirements that do not seem feasible, a good engineer will tell you the truth, this way you know that you are not going to waste time and resources on chasing solutions that weren’t feasible from the start. It should feel like you and your engineering firm are on the same team.

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