Our Founders

Design Solutions was founded in 1998 by engineers Jim Smith and Greg Schultz. Our leadership team has expanded since then, adding Michael Oran, and now has over 90 years of combined experience developing medical products.

Over the years, Design Solutions has experienced steady growth, and currently counts on a solid group of experienced, senior level engineers and technicians.

Where Are We?

Design Solutions is located in Chanhassen, Minnesota USA. Chanhassen is located on the western edge of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan area. The Minneapolis/St. Paul area is home to many high tech medical companies. With its close proximity to the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota Hospital, it has become a center for medical technology development in the United States.

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Congratulations to our President, Jim Smith!
Posted on May 09, 2016
Design Solutions' very own President, Jim Smith, was recognized at this year's Medical Alley Association annual meeting as a "Spirit of the Alley" honoree for his outstanding effort in continuing to d ..
ISO 13485 Audit Passed for 2016
Posted on February 02, 2016
In January of 2016, Design Solutions received notice that we once again had passed our annual audit with zero issues for ISO 13485 for Design!  This allows us to continue to provide the highest q ..


Design Solutions, Inc. Headquarters
1266 Park Road
Chanhassen, MN 55317
P: 952-401-7710
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Project Manager

I would not hesitate to work with DSI in the future.  Moreover I would certainly recommend them to others....In addition, continued positive, open/honest, transparent interaction with all members of their team is what I liked most.    A sense of trust and accountability is immediately established.

Director of operations and quality

DSI is a great company to work with!

Engineering manager

Working with Design Solutions has been a great experience and we will recommend using them for future projects.

Chief Technical Officer

My experiences with Design Solutions have been excellent.  All employees I've worked with have been responsive, professional, and have provided high quality work.

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