Thomas Hufer Independent 
Design Contractor

Reliable Automation & Product Design Solutions

Providing mechanical design services within the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.

Emphasizing on leadership and collaboration, delivering high-quality solutions, on-time and on-budget.



Thomas Hufer Design Service has been providing full 3D CAD solutions for both Automated Machinery and Product Designs, working on dozens of projects aimed at delivering innovative engineering solutions.

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Learn About Services Provided

Over the years gaining valuable experience providing engineering services across a range of sectors. Some of the services provided include Design for Assembly Automation, while each project is designed to fit specific client needs. Our work has far-reaching impacts, and we strive for the utmost in professional and quality results.

Machine in Factory
Pressure Testing

Assembly Automation

Automotive palletized assembly lines or individual lean assembly cells 

  • Welding fixtures

  • Water & oil pump assemblies

  • Gearbox & clutch assemblies

  • Head & tail light assembles

  • Robotics

  • and many other

Office Products​

  • Desks and work-stations

  • Light fixtures

  • Electrical outlet power-bars

  • Wire harnesses

  • etc.

Quality Control & Process Verification


  • Leak Test

  • Light Test & Adjust

  • Gap Measuring & Set-Play

  • Torque & Force Measurements

  • Part Present Sensing

    • static & dynamic

Office Products​

  • UL/CSA Testing for electrical devices

    • power-bars​

    • harnesses

  • BIFMA Testing for office equipment

    • adjustable and static desks​

    • keyboard trays

    • monitor risers

Product Design

Primarily products for the office furniture industry

  • ergonomically height adjustable work-stations

  • ergonomically adjustable keyboard trays

  • desk and wall mounted lighting fixtures

  • power/data distribution modules for conference tables

  • In-panel power distribution systems (outlets and connector harnesses)


Summary of skills and expertise

  • Production Management, maximizing productivity by applying customized solutions based upon Lean Manufacturing Principles, Kaizen, Six Sigma and other proven manufacturing methods

  • Project Management, Financial Reporting, Budget Development and Maintenance

  • Product Design & Development, prototyping, concept to finish (Industrial products, Machinery & Components)

  • Machinery & Tooling Design (Focus on Automated Machinery and Industrial Components)

  • ISO & QA Expertise; Product Testing to various Standards (CGSB, Bifma, UL, CSA and others)

  • 3D Solid Modeling - 20,000++ hours (SolidWorks Office Premium, PDM and Cosmos, AutoDesk Inventor, AutoCad and others)

  • Production ready drawing creation, including accompanying documentation if required 

  • Collaborate with all departments, suppliers and customers

  • Computer Applications: Product data management, MS Office Professional, MS Project, AccPac/Mysis, MS Visio, Acad, Internet, Lotus Notes, MS Exchange, ERP, PICs, and others (Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, Affinity)

  • Commercial Photography (product, portraiture, fine art and landscape photography)


  • Teknion

  • Egan Visual

  • RH Solutions

  • M&R Automation

These are just some of the clients. Get in touch to learn more.



Thomas Hufer Design

410-260 Seneca Hill Drive
Toronto, Ontario M2J 4S6

1+ (416) 906-1212

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