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Squared One Squares up Automation and Innovation

With the help of: Manufacturing Works


Nestled in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Square One maintains state-of-the-art laboratory and manufacturing facilities staffed by engineers, physicists, and skilled technicians. Square One's vision is to assemble the best minds in the business in an idyllic location, equip them with the latest design tools, and then turn them loose on the most challenging automation projects. They believe an unconventional settings fosters original thinking and they know their collaborators always enjoy their visits.

The Challenge

Square One was spearheading the development of an innovative automated system like none before and looking for help with funding and testing assistance.  After locking eyes on potential SBIR funding, Square One sought help with their bid, valuation and application from Manufacturing-Works, part of the MEP National Network™. 
It's tough running a scientific company in rural America. Manufacturing Works assistance has been invaluable and enabled rapid growth over the past year.
— Bob Viola, Director of Engineering and Co-Owner

MEP's Role

Manufacturing-Works found additional funding and facilitated the specialized testing to support their technology innovation project, adding additional value to their effort, allowing a more complete deliverable. Manufacturing-Works assisted Square One with the SBIR bid, providing technical and operational review of the concept and expertise in the areas of concept validation, lifetime cost reduction strategies, cross-service applications and operational knowledge.

Created June 2, 2020, Updated July 12, 2021