Design for Manufacturing
Handheld Device Design
Plastic Injection Mold Making
Thermoformed Tray Mold Making
Wire and Sinker EDM Centerless Grinding
Laser Welding 3D Printing
Electro Polishing Powder Coating
Laser Etching Gold Plating
Steve Olson is the founder and President of ProtoMed Engineering. Prior to starting ProtoMed, Steve held manufacturing and R&D positions at Applied Medical Resources Corp., Medtronic AneuRx, Ventrica, Inc. and XTent, Inc. Steve has also consulted for Abbott Vascular, Medtronic Ardian, Avantis, Inc., Boston Scientific Corporation, Guided Delivery Systems, Inc., nVision Medical Corporation and Spinal Kinetics, Inc.
Steve has been machining since his apprenticeship in 1987. While working for medical device start-ups, he developed and manufactured hand held devices, miniature mechanisms and assembly fixturing for minimally invasive surgery. He setup in-house injection molding capabilities at three of his last companies and is experienced in injection molded part design, mold design and mold manufacturing.
Steve holds 8 patents relating to delivery devices for stent grafting of abdominal aortic aneurisms, coronary arterial bypass grafting and customizable coronary stent delivery, among others. Steve graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1994 with a degree in Industrial Technology.
ProtoMed Engineering, LLC
3350 Scott Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Email: info@ protomedeng.com