About Paragon Rapid TechnologiesDavid Fernando2022-11-15T09:31:32+00:00
EXCELLENCE IN ENGINEERING: PROTOTYPING AND
LOW VOLUME MANUFACTURING
Bringing design to life
Paragon Rapid Technologies provides world-class engineering support throughout the product development cycle, from innovation to manufacturing. For more than 15 years our specialist service engineers have been helping businesses like yours excel in your industry sector. We help you bring complex, or simple, designs to life and to keep your supply chain agile.
3D Printing for Production. Polymer additive manufacturing solutions for tool-free, volume production of end-use parts.
Traditional, low volume methods. Cost-effective modelmaking, prototyping, production and assembly of finished, end-use parts.
Quality engineered solutions for production of precision machined parts, tooling and bespoke gauges, jigs and fixtures.
Distinct markets across the world
Highly skilled, experienced engineers and modelmakers
Clients from OEMs, Tier 1s, Tier 2s, agencies and engineering companies
A WORD FROM OUR FOUNDERS
“We provide world-class support throughout the product development cycle, from innovation to manufacturing. We help deliver millions of products to their intended markets – quickly and efficiently.”
PHILL ADAMSON & PETER HUMPHREY – Founding Directors
Dedicated project engineers
Customer service, quality and a focused approach are the cornerstones of our business. This ensures that from the moment you submit an RFQ to the moment you receive your products, our customer service will be exemplary.
With an unwavering passion for developing new business and a firm belief that innovation and adding value is a recipe for success, Phill has grown Paragon from a one-machine company to a market leader for product development and low volume manufacturing.
Peter’s technical expertise has enabled us to deliver some of our biggest projects, from scaled-down model wind turbines to £1.5m automotive programmes. His main focus is on exploring new technologies and materials to ensure we remain at the cutting edge of our industry.
Marc joined us as a Project Engineer in 2005. As Divisional Head of our Rapid Technologies business unit, Marc ensures our prototyping services deliver on cost effectiveness, value for money, on-time dispatch and outstanding customer service.
Head of Sales and Marketing, and Key Account Manager
Andrew is an experienced model maker with a design degree. Thanks to his unflappable nature and an ability to assimilate technical and customer knowledge rapidly, he now leads Paragon’s team of dedicated project engineers. He is passionate about Paragon’s reputation and quality of service.
Steve’s considerable technical knowledge and problem-solving skills are invaluable to his customers. He has been key to our rapid growth and the development of our reputation as a leading product development and low volume manufacturing solutions provider over the past five years.
Howard is responsible for developing new business, primarily in the Midlands, Wales and East Anglia. He has been instrumental in introducing Paragon to new automotive customers and new markets such as the maritime sector.
Robson joined Paragon as a model maker in 2017 after graduating from Teesside with a degree in product design. 6 months later he joined the commercial team as a project manager, with focus on the automotive sector. In particular he works on low volume solutions.
Lewis joined our projects team in 2020 after a period in our model shop and various departments. With a Masters in Product Design, Lewis has a comprehensive understanding of product development needs and can rapidly align requests with appropriate materials and processes.
Josh joined the team in November 2019 as an apprentice project manager, having spent 8 months in our factory mastering various processes, from additive manufacturing to Reaction Injection Moulding. He has since graduated and has a full position on the team.
Nick controls the ISO accreditations and quality aspects of all our business streams. He joined Paragon in 2022, having gained extensive experience working for world-renowned automotive and industrial manufacturers.
Having joined Paragon as a silicone toolmaker in 2007, Paul quickly moved to set up our RIM department. He moved to the commercial team in 2015, first as a project engineer and latterly as our R&D Engineer. He is responsible for providing technical support and researching and developing new materials and technologies.
Ryan is responsible for running the production schedules of our busy Additive Manufacturing division. He has an extensive engineering background and ensures our DLS and MJF production runs to schedule.
Steve joined us in 2022, bringing with him extensive experience in automotive, packaging, and medical manufacturing. He is responsible for delivering performance of in-house production processes and resources within our prototype facility.