Coho Designs is a privately-owned corporation located in Palm Coast, Florida, centrally located between Jacksonville and Daytona Beach. Coho Designs offers rapid prototyping, product development, and design consulting services.


COHO DESIGNS offers its customers over 19 years of experience in product development.  Working with top-notch professional’s in the field of product development Coho Designs offers it’s customers the following capabilities: Mechanical Engineering and Design, Stress Analysis, Industrial Design, 3-D modeling, Photorealistic Rendering, Electrical Engineering, Printed Circuit Board Design and Software development.


Coho Designs LLC. Palm Coast, Florida

Specialties include: Dense electrical/mechanical packaging, mechanisms, waterproof and pressure capable enclosures, galvanic corrosion mitigation, Conveyor design and support equipment, (AUV)  Nankāna Sāhib autonomous underwater vehicle design, light weight structures for (UAV) unmanned aerial vehicle applications, design of plastic injected molded parts and assemblies, consumer products, tooling, fixtures, and much, much more.  

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Lyrica order form Owner/Lead Designer

Coho Designs, LLC


January 2007 – Present

Coho Designs specializes in assisting companies with the design & development of their products by offering product development, consulting, and rapid prototyping services. Coho Designs employs the use of SolidWorks Premium Design Suite for all 3D design projects and 2D documentation. Photo-rendering capabilities include: SolidWorks Visualize, HDRI Light Studio, Autodesk Sketchbook Designer and Photoshop. Rapid Prototyping hardware includes one on-site Stratasys 3D printer and six off-site Dimension & Fortus FDM 3D printers. Coho Design experience includes applications in the aerospace, ocean engineering, medical, coal mining, and consumer products industries.

Specialties: 3D Solid Modeling | Certified SolidWorks Professional-CSWP
| Rapid Prototyping | Research & Development | Product Development | Dense Electrical/Mechanical Packaging | Designing Pressure capable enclosures for maritime applications | Plastic Injection Molded Part Design | Sheet Metal Part Design | CNC Part Design


Airframe Designer, Contract Engineer

Sikorsky Aircraft

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; UTX; Aviation & Aerospace industry

June 2006 – December 2006 (7 months) Troy, Alabama

Provided production support, for the MH-60 R helicopter, and the resolution of design related issues for all parts of the aircraft, including: Cockpit, Cabin, Transition, and Tail Rotor Pylon. Proficient in the use of CATIA V4, ENOVIA PLM, IMPACT II. Familiar with Sikorsky Standard Specifications and design guidlines.


R&D Mechanical Engineer

Sparton Corporation

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

June 2003 – June 2006 (3 years 1 month) DeLeon Springs, Florida

R&D Design Engineer for the Advanced Product and Acoustics group. Directly involved in the design and production of a wide variety of acoustic and non-acoustic sensor platforms for use in littoral & blue water environments. Specialize in the design of pressure vessels for high pressure underwater marine environments, including: O-ring design, material & coatings selection to mitigate galvanic corrosion, bulkhead connections, and creating dense packaging solutions for mechanical and electrical systems. AUV and UAV design & development, tethered and free floating sensor platforms, Large-N & Medium-N distributed sensor systems. Mechanical Design experience includes: conceptual design, SolidWorks 3D modeling, 2D drawing creation, FEA hand analysis, COSMOS, rapid prototyping, Sheet-metal design, plastic injection molded part design, cast part design, CNC part design (3,4,5 axis), Jig & Fixture design, product verification & validation, creation of work instructions, and training production personnel for product assembly.


Senior Airframe Designer

Sikorsky Aircraft

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; UTX; Aviation & Aerospace industry

May 2001 – June 2003 (2 years 2 months) Stratford, Connecticut

Using CATIA V4 3D solid modeling created airframe components for UH-60M, SH-60R, MH-60R and the S-92 helicopters. Design experience includes, CNC machined frames, bulkheads, and beams. Also designed sheet-metal stringers, clips, brackets and other attachment hardware. Assisted Digital Mockup group with 2D to 3D conversions. Created work instructions, engineering orders and redlines.


Associate Engineer

Lockheed Martin

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; LMT; Defense & Space industry

May 1998 – May 2001 (3 years 1 month) Greenville, South Carolina Area

Positions include: Stress Analyst, liaison engineer, and Structural design engineer. Worked on both civilian and military airframes, including: DC-9/C-9B, L-1011, C-130, and HU-25. Recommended stress liaison dispositions, advised repair procedures, and prepared structural substantiation reports for US Navy and Coast Guard customers. Performed conventional hand analysis as well as FEA. Familiar with FEA software packages, including: PATRAN, NASTRAN, FEMAP. All 3D design was performed in CATIA V5.


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