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Industry: Health
Client: UHN University Health Network
Project: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


months ahead of schedule​


sourcing to support Canadian 

Services Provided (to be adjusted)

  • Concept development

  • Thumbnail sketching

  • Competitive landscape survey

  • Product compliance review (quality and safety requirements, testing requirements, market approval requirements)

  • Product labeling, specifications, intended use, and indications for use statements development

  • Product quality assurance service

  • Project management service

Manufacturing & Sourcing

  • Materials consultation

  • Supply chain validation

  • Vendor assessment

  • Internal and external quality audits

  • Onshore and offshore manufacturing support

  • Quality Management Systems implantation

  • Contract Manufacturing (CM) service

Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical Design and Drafting

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

  • Design for Manufacturability (DFM)

  • Design for Assembly (DFA)

  • Process Engineering & Optimization

  • Material Selection and Analysis

  • Equipment Design & Layout

  • Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA)

  • Thermal Analysis

  • Rapid Prototyping

  • 3D Modeling and Simulation

  • Product Lifecycle Management

Project Detail: 

Objective: During the challenging 2019 pandemic, Lake Harbour launched a project to address Canada's critical shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The aim was to not only meet but also exceed the country's PPE needs in a timely manner.


  • Navigating the urgent and scarce supply of PPE during the pandemic.

  • Adapting PPE to meet specific Canadian healthcare standards and needs.

Strategy and Achievements:

  • Innovation: Designed new solution to prevent window fogging

  • Rapid Development and Execution: Completed the project four months ahead of schedule.

  • Prototype Development: Created a prototype specifically tailored to Canadian requirements.

  • Strategic Sourcing: Initially sourced PPE units from China, addressing immediate needs.

  • Customization Process: Meticulously modified the PPE units, guided by a detailed Statement of Work (SOW), to comply with Canadian healthcare standards.

  • Adaptability and Responsiveness: Demonstrated exceptional capability to innovate and adapt quickly in response to a global health crisis.

Innovative design to prevent window fogging

 Global sourcing to support Canadian hospitals 

Internal Quality Audits

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