Paramount PDS is among the world?s most experienced providers of product development services, including product design and engineering, rapid prototyping, tooling and new on-demand manufacturing technology that produces custom parts direct from digital input.
Founded in 1966, the company initially specialized in model making for a wide variety of consumer and industrial products. Over the years, they have expanded their scope to apply advanced technology in all aspects of product development.
Today, Paramount offers a comprehensive array of services. In addition to prototyping and tooling, Paramount sets the pace in on-demand manufacturing of precision parts from digital input, utilizing selective laser sintering (SLS) technology. Their services also include injection molding, full-scale manufacturing from domestic and offshore facilities as well as assembly and packaging.
Jim Williams, founder and CEO of Paramount, is one of the industry?s most respected experts in successfully applying advanced technology to expand the scope of rapid prototyping, tooling and new on-demand manufacturing of precision parts from digital input, a landmark development that eliminates the costly and time-consuming toolmaking process and dramatically accelerates the product development process.
Paramount?s principal prototyping, tooling, manufacturing and assembly operations are located at its headquarters complex in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia. Product design and engineering services are provided by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Definitive Design, also located in Langhorne. Offshore manufacturing is provided by another wholly-owned subsidiary, TTM Technologies, with operations in Southeast Asia.