Visit Bresslergroup's office in downtown Philadelphia and you will likely hear buzzing and whirring coming from our studio, engineering lab, and prototyping shop. The activity ranges from vibrant ideation sessions and team reviews to rapid prototyping for human factors/ usability research to microfluidics analysis. We are constantly developing our equipment, technologies, and environment to support the creative and efficient execution of research, design, and product development projects on any scale.

Our 10,000 square-foot Studio contains:

  • Secure 3,000 square-foot mockup area with 22-foot ceilings
  • An extensive library with part samples, catalogued design resources, and vendor/supplier resource
  • Extensive human factors background materials


  • Creo 2.0 (Pro/ENGINEER)
  • Solidworks
  • CosmosWorks FEA
  • Mechanica FEA
  • Mechanism Dynamics: kinematic, static, and dynamic analysis of mechanisms
  • SMI Spring Design
  • Autodesk Simulation CFD
  • PCB Schematic and Layout
  • LabVIEW

An Engineering Lab, with:

  • Full range of metrology equipment for mechanical testing
  • PC-based coordinate measuring machine
  • Data acquisition hardware for force, pressure, flow, and other measurements
  • Stereo microscope with image capture
  • Mark 10 motorized test stand 
  • Fume hood

And a Prototyping Shop with:

  • Equipment for in-house fabrication, machining, finishing and painting in clay, metals, plaster, plastics, urethane foams and wood
  • Quick turn CNC machining, pattern making, thermo-forming, soft tool plastics molding, epoxy and urethane castings, hard tooling and short run production via partners SLA and FDM rapid prototyping via direct file transfer with multiple suppliers
  • FDM machine
  • Z-corp machine