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Thomas Hufer Independent 
Design Contractor

Dependable 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.

Computer Robot

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 and each project requires to fit specific client needs.

My contribution strives for the utmost dedication to achieve quality results.

Machine in Factory
Pressure Testing

Assembly Automation

Automotive palatalized 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

  • Power Distribution Systems

Quality Control & Process Verification


  • Leak Test

  • Light Test & Adjust

  • Gap Measuring & Set-Play

  • Torque & Force Measurements

  • Part 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.

Design Service Rate

Most projects are on a "time and material" basis.

Current hourly rate: CAD $47.50/hour, billed biweekly

Primary CAD License: Solidworks Professional, PDM capable


Thomas Hufer Design

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

1+ (416) 906-1212

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