Little Inventors

PTI Engineered Plastics Inc.

Macomb Township, Michigan, U.S.
2 brought to life1 working on



Job role:Product Design, Prototyping and Manufacturing

Skills:PTI Engineered Plastics together with its product design division, PTI Design, provides services that bring products from “art to part”. The team at PTI Design is driven by innovation, designing products with aesthetics & manufacturing in mind, supplying all the necessary elements for product production. PTI Engineered Plastics provides custom tooling & part manufacturing. Having in-house design capability at PTI makes product development, prototyping and manufacturing a streamlined process!

Leading the PTI Design team is Creative Design Directing Manager Steve Elliott. Steve has been a “maker” since he was little and likes being able to use his imagination each day at PTI Design and describes himself as having a “DIY Mindset” especially when something does not exist!  The design team brings years of education and experience to the product design board and are excited to help bring Little Inventors’ visions to life!

Recent project reports

Tallhouse Reveal!
Posted about The Tallhouse by Lily

We had a great time at the Little Inventors Celebration with Lily, her family, teachers, and all the other Little Inventors from Macomb County.  There was so much creativity in each project, from the Inventor's sketches, prototypes and ideas to the Maker's brought to life versions!!

Tallhouse Finishing Touches
Posted about The Tallhouse by Lily

The Tallhouse is nearly complete! Steve is putting the final touches on the support box that holds the actuator & mechanisms for the house and we are ready for the big reveal later this week.

Lily and Steve review the Tallhouse progress
Posted about The Tallhouse by Lily

Lily and Steve had a Zoom meeting to review the progress of the Tallhouse as we are getting closer to the finish! They discussed the final construction, the storyboard that will be used to explain the Tallhouse and plans for finishing touches.