Design 1st Named Clutch 2021 Top Canadian B2B Provider

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February 10, 2021Design 1st, one of the most trusted full-service product design-engineering firms across North America, today announced it was recognized by ratings and review platform Clutch as one of the top B2B Providers in Canada. Design 1st was featured as a leader in the Creative & Design Category.   

The Clutch Leader Awards recognize companies\’ commitment to building their expertise, providing stellar customer service, and producing high-quality results for clients.

For the listing, the Clutch research team evaluated a variety of criteria including the company’s online presence, services offered, past awards, brand recognition, and verified Clutch reviews. Design 1st met Clutch’s methodology\’s standards of excellence and can be trusted by potential B2B buyers to excel at new projects. 

“Our clients are our most cherished asset and we’re committed to delivering an unmatched level of service and a proven design process to ensure their success,” said Kevin Bailey, CEO, Design 1st.

Our inclusion in the Clutch 2021 Top 500 B2B Provider in Canada listing comes on the heels of being named to the Clutch 2020 Top Creative & Design Agency listing and we couldn’t be prouder in knowing we are making a real difference in helping clients bring innovative and technically challenging products ideas to market that deliver high value to their customers.” 

Among a thousand decisions that need to be made in the product design lifecycle, there are fewer than 10 critical decisions that if made incorrectly will lead to new product failure in the market. For over 25 years, organizations have turned to Design 1st for its full suite of end-to-end product development expertise – research, design, engineering, prototypes, testing, marketing support, transfer to production and finalizing product for first market release. 

The magic comes from nurturing a positive environment with specialist development teams of design, engineering and NPI manufacturing all working to one goal, the client’s business success. 

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About Design 1st
Design 1st is one of the most trusted full-service product design firms across North America, with a seasoned team consisting of diverse technical expertise, over 1,000 projects developed, and 130 client patents secured. From Startup to Enterprise, we enable companies to quickly scale capabilities throughout their new product development programs by leveraging our core competencies in industrial design, mechanical engineering, electronics engineering, embedded firmware, and manufacturing setup. Design 1st’s plug-in experienced team has helped clients transform their physical ideas into commercialized hardware products across a variety of industries and influenced millions of people globally. To learn more, visit

About Clutch
Clutch is the leading ratings and reviews platform for IT, marketing, and business service providers. Each month, over half a million buyers and sellers of services use the Clutch platform, and the user base is growing over 50% a year. Clutch has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the 500 fastest-growing companies in the U.S. and has been listed as a top 50 startup by LinkedIn. 

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