Owens Design Receives 2019 Best of Fremont Award

November 26, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fremont Award Program Honors the Achievement FREMONT, CA | SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 — Owens Design has been selected for the 2019 Best of Fremont Award in the […]

How to select a Custom Manufacturing Equipment Supplier

September 25, 2019

One of the first questions our clients or prospects ask us is “How do I decide where to design and build my custom manufacturing equipment?” We understand the importance of […]

Advanced Turnkey Manufacturing vs. Contract Manufacturing

September 25, 2019

In our technologically complex world, there is a growing need for customized manufacturing services to meet the ever-expanding needs of emerging technology industries.  This has created a variety of manufacturing […]

Why We “Insist” on Manufacturing Our Designs

September 25, 2019

I recently had a thought-provoking conversation with a senior executive from a leading semiconductor equipment OEM. During a discussion on business strategy, I asked this longtime customer how he would […]

Off-The-Shelf vs. Custom Equipment

June 26, 2019

Depending on a company’s product design, they’ll have different manufacturing needs. In some cases, all the materials, equipment, and processes are already in place so your product will have a […]

Pros and Cons of Contract Manufacturing

June 26, 2019

Contract manufacturing is by far the most-used form of manufacturing utilized by companies across the globe in need of outsourced manufacturing services. Contract manufacturing is utilized by companies from Apple […]

Cutting Design Costs with Owens Design CEO, John Apgar

June 11, 2019

Over the years, Owens Design has mastered the art of product development- reducing design costs while simultaneously producing high-quality, peak-performance semiconductor equipment designs. Through optimizing operations in our company’s day-to-day […]

Balancing Act: Design-to-cost gives users the upper hand in product development

May 22, 2019

Successful product development requires achieving the proper balance between cost, performance, and schedule. For capital equipment OEMs, cost is a high-priority issue and often the difference between winning or losing. […]


4 Stages of Automation to Help Scale Your Production Line

April 2, 2019

Once a company or startup has succeeded in developing a working prototype and market for the new product, the next question is “How do I scale my production?” It’s not […]

Premier Silicon Valley Systems Integration

March 27, 2019

Owens Design: A Leading Bay Area Systems Integrator Since 1983, Owens Design has been helping businesses and entrepreneurs in the Bay Area and surrounding areas enhance and streamline their automation […]