Luncheon Continues String of Educational Outreach Events to Manufacturing Sector

(Morrisville, N.C.) Montie Design, an innovative concept-to-marketplace product design and development firm, is continuing a string of educational outreach events by hosting a November 15 Lunch and Learn featuring Paul Tome with EPEC Technologies. Tome will be leading a discussion called the “Secrets of Flex Circuit Design” at the Montie Design studios located just off Aviation Parkway in Morrisville. The event is free but requires advance registration online at

With 15 years of experience design flex circuits, Tome is the Flex Circuit Product Manager for Epec Engineered Technologies ( Epec is one of North America’s leading PCB and built-to-print product companies and has built one of the industry’s leading global supply chain and engineering platforms.

This Tuesday’s Lunch and Learn continues a series which kicked-off in January with a well-attended event featuring a presentation by Barry Cox of Wyle Labs called “Alphabet Soup: The Acronyms and Steps of Military Contracting.” Cox shared important insights related to the military marketspace.

More recently, Montie Design participated in the North Carolina Defense Business Association (NCDBA) Breakfast with a Prime event as one of the presenting companies and published a free podcast, “Designing Within Aesthetics” which is available by emailing

Earlier in 2011 Montie Design sponsored a student design contest, with participant Nick Pennington submitting a winning slingshot design. The firm liked his design so much that he was invited to serve as a summer intern at Montie Design and commercialize his design, with Pennington managing to successfully complete two versions of his design. The first version is available for sale on the Montie Gear website at

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Montie Design is an innovative concept-to-marketplace product design and development firm with core competencies in mechanical engineering and industrial design. Implementing a collaborative approach to partnering with clients, Montie Design balances vision with usability in realizing products that are economical to manufacture, elegant and robust. The firm operates out of the Southeast’s innovation hub, the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, with its wealth of industry-leading technology, resources and customers. For more information, visit