We Collaborate Directly with Your R&D Team
At Univar Solutions, we truly believe in being our customers' partner. Our application development engineers (ADEs) are experienced industry professionals who work with the R&D departments of our customers to help our customers create competitive solutions.
The ADE acts as a key engineering contact for part and tooling design and material selection questions. It's almost like having a fully-experienced engineer on your staff, without the overhead.
Engineering as a Value-Added Service
Not many distributors can say they offer experienced engineers as a value-added service. Focused on OEMs and molders with material specification authority, our ADEs competencies include:
- Material selection expertise (new specification or offsets)
- Part design reviews
- Tool design reviews
- Secondary processes
- Product or process failure review
- End market experience
- OEM specifications experience
- Program management and resource coordination