"An Ideal Fit"

Farm Design Joins Flex

Farm Design, whose staff includes IDSA members and other designers who recently spoke at the 2015 IDSA Medical Design Conference, has been acquired by Flextronics International Ltd.a sketch-to-scale™ solutions company with about 200,000 professionals across 30 countries designing and building intelligent products.

New Hampshire-based Farm Design is a full-service, ISO 13485-certified and FDA-compliant product development company with more than 40 years of experience providing development and design services for medical device and diagnostic companies that take place early in the product design cycle through user research, human factors engineering, user interface design, industrial design, mechanical and systems engineering and usability testing.

"We are delighted to welcome the highly talented Farm Design team to Flex," says Paul Humphries, group president of High Reliability Solutions at Flex. "They have built an outstanding company with an award-winning design portfolio, and a reputation for quality and integrity.”

"Flex's first-class global organization and manufacturing facilities make it an ideal fit for Farm Design and our employees," says Jack Harkins, Farm Design president. "We are excited to join Flex's team and become a part of their innovative medical group as we continue to provide our customers with industry-leading design services."

James Rudolph, IDSA, Cheryl Kwinn and Scott Woodruff of Farm Design spoke in October 2015 at the IDSA Medical Design Conference in Tampa, FL. Farm Design Vice President of Design Daniel O'Sullivan is a longtime IDSA member.