Estes brings medical design innovation and fabricating automation to the medical industry it’s been serving for over 30 years.

We work with top medical manufacturers to deliver precision fabricated sheet metal products that cost-effectively combine form with function. We are your innovative design partner, not just another vendor.


Contact Estes Medical Design to learn how our innovative approach will help you deliver better quality – faster with greater cost efficiency.

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Simplified Bill of Materials • Improved Sterilization • Stylish Signature looks

Estes is different than many other medical device manufacturers, which is why so many leading medical technology companies choose to work with us. The Estes difference includes:

Creative, Innovative Thinking – Estes has assembled a core group of engineers that challenge modern methods and are committed to solving problems. Our team is focused on reducing lead-times and finding cost-effective solutions for our customers.

State-of-the-Art Technology – Estes is committed to utilizing the latest equipment and lean processes to ensure that our customers get precise, high-quality, best-in-class products.

Ability to Scale – Estes employs a staff of more than 100 associates, has 85,000 square feet of manufacturing space, and features a high level of capacity-multiplying automation to provide even the largest companies with on-time fulfillment services.

Trustworthy Team – For over four decades, Estes has been committed to hiring people of high character who are focused on delivering the highest level of service to medical OEMs.

Medical product design accuracy and precision



01 | Design Input

We believe the best results come from collaboration. It all begins with asking the right questions and then listening closely. Once we understand exactly what you need out of a case or tray, we provide thoughtful solutions to solve your medical product design challenges.


02 | Conceptual Design

With a shared vision in place, we work closely with you engineering team to design concepts and create rough layouts of the product being produced. This allows us to collectively see the instrument placement and planned functionality before investing time in the details.

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03 | Detailed Design

Our design team starts to pull it all together, ensuring each instrument will be secure during the rigors of use. Our goal here is to use as few components as possible in our trays, which helps reduce cost, assembly time, potential assembly defects, and helps maximize sterilizability.


04 | Prototype

This is where the fun begins. We produce a fit and function prototype, allowing you to touch and test the product for instrument fit and to even perform sterilization validation testing. If any issues arise, we resolve them quickly before going into production.

Let Estes take your medical product design to the next level.

Case Studies

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Medical Product Design Success

Dr. Babak Hassid, otherwise known as Dr. Bobby, a New-York based cardiologist and highly respected doctor at Northwell Health, realized there was a problem when a surgeon was working in a cath lab; the lead vest that must be worn is extremely heavy and wears on the surgeon, expending energy and making surgery much more difficult. The client wanted to created an invention that would take the weight of the vest off the surgeon, while also allowing for the mobility necessary for the surgeon to be successful.

Our prototype and product development team worked together to design and develop a completely custom system that used a cable and zero-gravity suspension tool to remove the weight of the lead vest and also allow surgeons the flexibility to move as needed.

The newly developed product has been successfully used in several surgeries and doctors have noticed the difference the zero-gravity suspension tool has made in making their surgeries much easier.


Estes is ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485:2016 certified.