Forming Solutions, Inc. provides end-to-end thermoforming expertise from the concept design, to prototype, to tooling manufacture. We bring creative solutions to the table, engineer them with scientific and technical industry requirements, and map out tooling and production requirements needed for manufacturing. We can handle small runs for prototyping as well as evaluation/test runs for production.

Phases of product development:

  • Research and Development
  • Material Selection
  • Product Concept & Design
  • Equipment Selection
  • Tooling Development or Improvement
  • Project Management

We Specialize in these Industries

  • Medical Packaging
  • Retail/Consumer Packaging
  • Industrial/OEM
  • POP/Store Fixture
  • Food Packaging

We are consultants, designers, and engineers.

We can help out at any stage of development and can answer a wide range of questions like:

  • Is thermoforming the right process for our application?
  • Can you help improve the design?
  • What material would you recommend?
  • What can I do to be sure tooling and manufacturing are cost effective?
  • Are you able to just design and hand off to our engineers?
  • What elements of thermoforming should I consider?
  • Is my current process efficient?
  • How long does it take to make a prototype?
  • Do you offer on-site training to our engineering and/or production staff?
  • What should I do next?


Scott Bradley (Maple Grove) and Jeff Ewert (Bemidji)

Scott – Forming Solutions
Jeff – Forming Solutions