Airstream Basecamp named 2017 RV of the Year

Every year, RVBusiness editors conduct extensive analysis of RVs at the industry’s three major national shows. And out of all the RVs reviewed, this year’s winner was the new Airstream Basecamp.   Basecamp is made for the traveler who’s as spontaneous as they are adventurous. The 16-foot trailer is light enough to tow with an SUV, spacious enough to relax at the end of a long day, and full of all the essentials you need, like a kitchen and an on-board restroom.   In addition to RV of the year, Basecamp also made Inside Hook’s list of The 52 Best Products We Covered in 2016, as well as Gear Patrol’s GP100....

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2017 Chicago Boat Show

On Friday the Tangent team took a research and design field trip to the Chicago Boat at McCormick Place. The Chicago, Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show is the Windy City’s largest marine and outdoors sales event. Every year the show features new boat models, luxurious interiors, and interesting design details and this year's show was no exception. Here were a few of our favorites: ...

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Society Of Plastics Engineers

Society Of Plastics Engineers Gold Award

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and education for all plastics professionals. Recently they announced the winners of the SPE Thermoforming Division annual parts competition. The awards were presented during the Thermoforming Division’s annual conference, held last month in Schaumburg, IL. They were presented in twenty categories as well as in a student parts competition.  Tangent worked with Medallion to design the parts for the American Coach Eagle dash and was awarded a gold medal by the SPE. Congratulations to Medallion Plastics and American Coach RV!      ...

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IBEX 2016

We had a chance to check out some emerging technologies in the marine industry at IBEX in Tampa, FL. Its important to be in touch with the latest and greatest so we can implement them into future design projects. We found most interesting the advancements in lighting, composite materials and fabricating techniques.   ...

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Autodesk Alias CAD Designer/3D Modeler

Tangent Design Group’s design team is looking for an Autodesk Alias CAD Designer/3D modeler to create high quality CAD models used in our industrial design process for development of new consumer and transportation related products. Please submit your resume and a PDF portfolio emphasizing 3D modeling ability in renderings as well as wireframe images, which demonstrate complex surface development to info@tangentinc.com...

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