Area of Expertise

D&K is an international product development and manufacturing service provider headquartered in San Diego. It has R&D and manufacturing centers in San Diego & Singapore and an manufacturing facility in Malaysia opening in Q4 of 2017. Our R&D centers are setup to be multidisciplinary with the ability to do complete turnkey product development and co-located with our manufacturing operations to provide seamless and efficient transfer to production as well as complete life-cycle support through EOL. 

We have designed our service offering to support Clients, from early stage companies through Fortune 50, bring high innovation content (low-er volume high mix) products and instruments to market.

We have successfully completed over 600 product realization journeys and developed more than 500 patents on behalf of our customers.  All of our engagements are contractually Work For Hire and all IP is assigned to our clients. Our expertise include


  • Industrial Design/HFE
  • Systems Engineering
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Control Systems
  • Software/Firmware
  • Electromechanical
  • Test/Reliability
  • Value Engineering (DFM/DFx)
  • Quality/Regulatory 


Domain Depths

  • XYZ Motion Control
  • Robotics & Mechatronics
  • Optics & Opto-mechanics
  • Image Processing & Analysis
  • Sensors, Electronics
  • Wireless (Bluetooth/WiFi/2G/3G/LTE)
  • Mobile/Tablet App (IOS/Android/Windows)
  • Fluidics (Micro/Macro)
  • Mixing, Vortexing, Centrifuges
  • Lasers, Photonics, Vision, Lighting
  • Consumables Development
  • Environmental Mgmt. (Vacuum)
  • Test & Process Development 



  • Automated Sample Preparation Instrument
  • Antiplatelet Therapy Diagnostics
  • Endoscope
  • Bench-Top Flow Cytometer
  • Smart Vaccine Storage and Dispensing
  • Companion Animal Parasite Diagnostic Device
  • Smart-Controlled Rehabilitation Device
  • Automated Radiochemical Synthesizer
  • Field Deployable HIV Testing System for Point-of-Care Use
  • Intelligent Ophthalmoscope
  • Portable APAP Device


Production Systems

  • DNA Synthesis System
  • Lifesciences Consumables Assembly Automation
  • Brain Catheter Auto Skiving


Engineering Services

  • DNA Sequencer Cooling System
  • Ingestable, FDA-Approved Balloon System for Weight Loss
  • MEMS-Based Insulin Pump


Management Systems

  • We develop comprehensive quality agreements that describes the roles and responsibilities with each client
  • Establish rules of engagement for implementing:
  • Corrective actions, revision control, design reviews, process validation, production testing
  • We have validated information platforms for document control and for the development of DHFs