Cutting-edge technology, brilliant talent, and our commitment to investing in research and development keep us at the forefront of innovation, developing new products, and serving our customers.
NEI was granted our first patent in 1932 for our “Non-Rocking” lid and frame design. It’s still in use today among two dozen design and utility patents for exceptional products trusted all over the world.
Our R&D team consists of seasoned mechanical engineers, civil engineers, manufacturing engineers, and tooling engineers, with expertise in the design and application of infrastructure and industrial products. With a pulse on the end-user perspective, our engineers ensure we’re providing the most innovative solutions, from ideation to installation.
Game-changing products require state of the art technology, including:
We perform comprehensive testing to ensure every product meets customer standards and expectations. For example, we perform tests in compliance with AASHTO and ASTM load rating guidelines and standards. We test finished, manufactured products rather than simply relying on computer simulation.