We are increasingly surrounded
by a world of sensors.

From connected shops to smart homes and even measuring ourselves through wearables and smart devices, leading consumer brands work with Plextek to leverage our 30-year experience in creating connected products, packages and devices.

Our team of designers, scientists, software engineers and hardware engineers have experience working either in-house or in partnership with dozens of leading consumer product, domestic appliance, CPG/FMCG and food and beverage brands in the USA and Europe.

We help brands to:

  • Translate their IoT/connected concepts into prototypes, MVPs and final products looking after electronic compliance, regulations, and volume manufacturing as required.
  • Resolve technical sensing, communication, and data management challenges including through advanced analytics (AI/ML).
  • Reduce device costs and build scalable IoT ecosystems.

To find out more about our teams’ experience, our past work with consumer brands, and how we can help you achieve your connected ambitions please set up a call with our team.

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Case Studies

Client Feedback

  • “Without doubt, the project goal was met and this is now one of the biggest opportunities we have as a brand.”

    Sr Director of R&D, CamelBak
  • "This team should be your number one innovation partner. The work introduced completely new concepts from outside of our industry and resulted in six short-term actions and one which has already been implemented. The innovation process was tailored specifically to our business".

    Marketing Manager, AgSpace
  • “The team quickly understood our concept and was able to proactively enhance the message and visualise the concept. They created a sleek and professional demonstration enabling viewers to experience our proposed user experience. The final product has been crucial in our further process of attracting both customers and capital. We view our relationship with Plextek as crucial to the further growth of our business, and we look forward to their continued input and as an integral cog in our own team."

    CEO, Celsius Dynamics
  • “What’s really exciting about the opportunities we’re seeing is Plextek’s ability to democratise technologies and solutions that were once reserved for Industrial, Healthcare or Defence applications and bring these into the Consumer Products realm.”

    Martin Miller, Innovation Design Leader, Ignite Exponential
  • “I knew it would go well, and you exceeded those expectations!”

    New Business Development Director

News and Blogs

The Future of Hydrogen Powered Vehicles

27th April 2021: Laurence Weir, Technology Implementation Lead features in Engineer Live on the pros and cons of hydrogen cars and whether we can expect to see them on the road anytime soon.

High Times for Cannabis Vaping?

By: Nigel Whittle Head of Medical & healthcare 1st April 2021 The recent news that the NHS is planning a clinical trial of cannabis oil in the UK will come as a relief to many patients suffering from chronic pain, who regularly use marijuana to alleviate their symptoms. Although research is ongoing, there is good [...]

Hands-free cars: A stepping stone to the future overblown by the media?

20th August 2020: Laurence Weir, technology implementation lead at design and engineering consultancy Plextek, reacts to the recent media storm over hands-free cars ‘coming soon’.

Plextek feature in Pharmafield on distribution and scaling up a Covid-19 vaccine

20 November 2020: Dr. Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Healthcare & Stephen Guy, Principal Consultant for Design Momentum Ltd feature in Pharmafield news article on distribution and scaling up a Covid-19 vaccine.

Transportation IOT: Keeping our roads safe

As we all start moving around our transport systems again, I am reminded almost daily by the risks and safety concerns linked to our congested road systems. I have a vision that the public should be able to travel easily without worrying about safety on the roads. Aside from education, vehicle servicing, and standard infrastructure [...]

The Tech Of Health: How Wearable Technology Is the Key To Long-Term Fitness

23rd September 2020: Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Health, features in Silicon UK Tech news article on how wearable technology is the key to long-term fitness.

The effect of lockdown on mental health, and how VR can help

10th September 2020: Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Health, features in Med-Tech Innovation news article on The effect of lockdown on mental health, and how VR can help.

Plextek Feature in ITIJ News Article on the Benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring Technologies

4th August 2020: Plextek feature in International Travel & Insurance Journal news article on the benefits of remote patient monitoring technologies.

Get in touch.

“I’m Alan Cucknell
and would love to talk with you about your consumer product challenges.”