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The Constant Struggle For Engineering Projects

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Sometimes you have a problem that affects you every single day and you finally think to yourself that you’re going to do something about it! You sit down and think about how you are going to solve the problem. You spend hours thinking about the perfect solution and finally, it comes to you. Now, you have to figure out how to actually create a solution to solve your problem. But when you go to make the product that solves your problem, you realize that it could take time and money to solve the problem. Especially if you want a quality product that is the solution that you had envisioned in your mind. This is the truth about quality engineering and design, it does take time and money to do.

Quality Engineering Takes Time

Have you ever used a tool that you could tell wasn’t made with a lot of thought and care? Then you went on to use a tool that just worked perfectly and you loved it! There is a difference between the quality of engineering and the amount of thought that went into making the tool that was perfect for you. This quality engineering often takes more time but ultimately is worth it in the long run.

If you are creating the solution you had in mind for solving your problem, you don’t want to cut corners when choosing whom you want to work with to design your product. Yes, you can go overseas and get the engineering work done very quickly, but there is a reason that they can do it so fast; they aren’t putting as much time into the design process. They aren’t spending the time to think about how to best create the product that you had envisioned. They want to get your project over with and move on to the next. That’s not what we do here at Tresca.

This time cutting may seem great at the start, but it can lead to expensive issues later. If an engineering oversight occurs because the designer overseas didn’t put a lot of thought into a certain area to save time, that can be a big issue that comes up when your customers are using your product. This is something that you want to avoid at all costs.

We spend the time understanding your problem, designing a solution that best fits your needs, and we ensure that we can do the highest quality work while staying within your timelines. Yes, speed is important to us too, however, we promise to put time into making sure you and your customers are always happy with the product. At the end of the day, we will never deliver a below quality product if we do not feel it meets the Tresca standards.

Great Engineering Is Worth It

You don’t need a large budget to get quality engineering, however, good engineering does require a good budget. Again, think about that tool that you had used that wasn’t meant for the job. It was most likely a cheaper product than the tool you felt was perfect for you. That is because they spent less on engineering and design when they were developing the product. There is often a price difference between the different quality levels of engineering.

Overseas engineering is often cheaper than domestic services. However, you are getting what you pay for. These lower-priced engineering “solutions” often don’t have the resources, tools, and expert staff that you may need to design your products. They try to get you in and out to move onto the next project without spending the time and resources on your project. Essentially if they don’t have the tools required in the first place. Not to mention the risk of handing over your unique one-of-a-kind idea to someone else you don’t know if you can trust. On top of this are the logistics that you will face on even getting your product in your hand from the overseas contact.

There is a difference between the quality of work an inexperienced designer can do and what a full-fledged engineering firm can do. This difference is well worth spending a good budget on because the cost of mistakes, bad design, and untrustworthy designers can be catastrophic. A good engineering firm will make sure to provide you with high-quality service, great design, complete the project within your budget requirements, and will tell you if good design is not feasible within the budget. It is better to know if the project is not feasible from the start than to get through halfway and realizing that the project is over budget.


We offer 3 services, Good, Cheap, Fast. However, you can only pick 2.

Good engineering is worth so much. It will save you from making mistakes in the future and it will ensure that you and your customers will have a great experience using the product. Yes, it may take time and resources, but in the end, it is always well worth it.

Working with a company like Tresca Design will aid you in the entire process; from start to finish. Your success is our success, from plan to product.

Want to see how we can help your organization? Contact us today to find your next engineering solution. 

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