Company Overview

Design West Technologies, Inc., (DWT) is a precision manufacturing company for Defense and commercial customers, headquartered in Southern California near John Wayne Airport. In secure multi-plant facilities (totaling over 90,000 sqft) populated with state of the art automated manufacturing equipment in Orange County and San Diego, CA.  DWT has superior performance building components and subsystems for their customer base from Weapon Systems-CBRN Systems-Aerospace Systems-Commercial. DWT has received over 40 (DoD) contracts and has shipped over 1.25 million parts to their Government and Commercial customers. DWT is a certified SDB by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

DWT has all the engineering elements in-house to take the R & D concept to a well-designed product or system, this includes build-to-print & build-to-spec, carrying out all of the necessary verification/validation tests with our in-house certified environmental testing capability. With our expertise in the fields of Industrial Design, Electrical Development, Mechanical Development, and Bio/Chem Development, DWT possesses all of the capabilities in order to perform engineering development of complicated cross-discipline products and systems.

DWT has been involved in contract manufacturing and Electrical, Chemical, and Mechanical product developments for high precision components, products and systems since its founding in 1994. DWT currently has government and commercial contracts for Weapons Systems and Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) systems focusing on chemical detection and filtration product lines.  DWT’s laboratory is certified by the Army for CBRN filtration testing and we conduct in-house chemical sensor research. The facility is vertically integrated providing R&D, engineering, final assembling and testing.  In addition, DWT has environmental and life cycle testing capabilities per MIL-STD-810E for drop, shock, vibration, immersion and temperature requirements.

  • Established in 1994
  • 90,000+ sqft Vertically Integrated Manufacturing Facilities
  • EN/JISQ/AS 9100:2016 Certification
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certification
  • NRC licensed, Tritium and Nickel-63.
  • ITAR Certification (DDTC)