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Michael Trovato is the founder of Valence Tek, a groundbreaking mechanical engineering design house in the Pacific Northwest. He grew up on the east coast and graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He rebuilt his first automobile before the age of fifteen and had to enlist the help of parents to test drive his work. Michael is referred to as “The Idea Guy” because of his track record of innovative ideas that lead to new technologies. He has designed robotic & automation systems for McKesson, Abbott Laboratories, The Veteran Affairs, Cornerstone Automation Systems, and Walmart. His latest endeavors include proprietary product designs in material handling systems using integrated vision systems and complex controls. His work can be seen in Amazon warehouses as well as local pharmacies.


  • CEO Valence Tek · Self-employed Jan 2018 – Present 6 yrs 1 mos Portland, OR, United States Valence Tek is a Portland-based team of mechanical engineers and industrial designers, providing full product lifecycle support for mechanical engineering design around the globe.


  • North Carolina State Univeristy BS Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering 2008 – 2011

Other experience

  • Certified SolidWorks Professional

Joined: February 23, 2023

Last seen: February 24, 2023

Area of Expertise
Machine Design 3D Printing Design 3D Modeling General Design Gadgets Design Games Design DIY Design Wearables General CAD Drafting Mechanical Drafting Packaging Design Engineering Design Mechanical Engineering New Invention Development Electronic Devices Furniture Design Lighting Design Toys & Games Design Wearables Design Hourly Services Medical Devices Design Rapid Prototyping 3D Printing Services Stereolithography 3D Printing Prototype Tooling Injection Molding and Casting Patent Search Drone Design 3D Rendering Services 3D Design Services CAD Drawing Services PDF to DWG Conversion Pet Product Design Injection Molding Design Tool Design Services CAD Digitization Services 2D to 3D Conversion Services Prototype Design Services Reverse Engineering FEA Finite Element Analysis SolidWorks Design Services AutoCAD Drafting & Design Sheet Metal Design Mold and Die Design Services Fabrication Drawings Services 3D Solid Modeling SolidWorks Engineering Services Image to CAD Conversion Services AutoCAD Design Services Mechanical 3D Rendering Part-to-CAD Modeling CAD Conversion Services 3D Furniture Modeling Services Rapid Prototyping Services 3D Product Rendering and Design 3D Models of Machine Parts 3D Logo Design Design Engineering Services 2D CAD Drafting Services Assembly Drawing Services Assembly Modeling Services 3D Presentation Design Prototype Design Engineering Contract Drafting Services AutoCAD Conversion Services Furniture Design and Engineering Services AutoCAD Drawing Services CAD Migration Services Robotics Design Services CAD Drafting Services Machine Drawing Services CAD Drawing Standardization Legacy Drawing Conversion Services Paper to CAD Conversion Mechanical Design Services Metal Design and Fabrication Standardization of Drawings 2D CAD Design Services PDF to CAD Conversion DWG to DGN Conversion Services Part to CAD Inspection Mechanical CAD Design 3D CAD Translation Services Manufacturing Drawings CAD Redrafting and Conversion Services PDF to PWG Conversion CAD Design File Validation Paper to AutoCAD Conversion 3D Product Modeling Product Engineering Services 2D to 3D Modeling CAD Data Translation Services Isometric Drawing Services 3D Rendering Government Packaging Concept Design Photorealistic Rendering Mechanical Drawing Services Design for Manufacturing and Assembly DFM Services Design for Manufacturability (DFM Services) Drafting and Design Services Design for Additive Manufacturing 3D Scan to CAD Service 3D Scanning Services Steel Shop Drawing Services CAD Data Conversion Services


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French Limited working proficiency


Newberg, OR, United States