Welcome to the Lake Superior State University, Product Development Center web site. Please take the time to review the services we offer to Michgan businesses in the areas of engineering and technology. The PDC was jointly established by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the LSSU School of Engineering & Technology to fill the needs of small businesses that have limited technological resources. The Product Development Center provides services in the following areas:
Manufacturing and Robotic/Automation
Testing and Statistical Analysis
Technical Writing and Documentation
As you review our capabilities and learn more about the PDC you will see examples of our unique facilities, experienced staff engineers, quality teaching environment and dedicated faculty.
While you’re looking at our web site, be sure to check out the robotics lab where you’ll find fourteen industrial robots. The robotics option is available in all our engineering and engineering technology degrees. You can also check out what’s happening with different engineering design projects and other examples of what the PDC can achieve.
Once again, welcome. If there is anything else that we can help you with please don’t hesitate to ask.
David Roland Finley, Ph.D., PE
Dean: College of Business, Engineering