Design Concepts

Fiberglass tooling expertise. Composite tooling, conceptual renderings/3D surface modeling, design engineering and documentation, reverse engineering/metrology, 5-axis CNC milling, 3-axis routing, patterns and cold mold kits, plugs and molds (LRTM/VARTM/silicone bag), mold/part laser scan validation, and parts.

2443 SW Pine Island Rd.
Cape Coral, FL 33991 US

Additional Locations:
6805 15th St. E
Sarasota, FL 34243 US
(941) 556-6311

JRL Ventures LLC


A Message from Design Concepts

"The Fiberglass Tooling Experts"

Over 40 years' experience in Design, Engineering, CNC milling, Plugs, Mold and Limited run production parts.

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President of Marine Concepts/Design Concepts departing company
Company Chairman J Pearson will oversee operations while company executives and senior staff continue working with customers during the transition.

Melding aesthetics with structure
A stairwell shroud recently installed on a Michigan university campus could be a bellwether for the expansion of composites into architectural applications previously considered out of reach.

Job opportunity: Outside sales position
JRL Ventures Inc./Marine Concepts is looking for a dynamic professional to work in its fast-paced and competitive environment.

Composites lighten driving simulator dome
A first for its codevelopers, Pagnotta Engineering Inc. (PEI, Exton, PA, US) and JRL Ventures (Cape Coral, FL, US), this low-mass enclosure spawned a new product venture for the pair in research-oriented driving simulation systems.

JRL Ventures launches new website
Site emphasizes JRL's work in recreation, automotive, energy, aerospace and other applications.

Project manager position available
JRL Ventures/Marine Concepts is seeking a project manager.

IBEX 2013 Show Review
Evidence of a marine industry rebound and a trend toward supplier M&A as the world’s largest boatbuilding trade show looks ahead to smoother sailing … and Tampa.

JRL Ventures workshop a success
Attendees were instructed in closed molding techniques, tool building, and more, and participated in live demonstrations.

Maximum thrills: Minimal tools
Water slide manufacturer’s disastrous fire loss opens door to a closed molding process that reduces the number — and cost — of production molds, promising future gain.

JRL Ventures Inc./Marine Concepts promotes Glen Naroth to VP, engineering
The former JRL director of engineering helped the company expand from the marine market into aerospace, theme-park and transportation applications during the recent recession.

JRL Ventures' Bob Long receives NMMA Freedman Memorial Leadership Award
Long, JRL's president, collected the 2013 award from the National Marine Manufacturers Assn. at the State of the Recreational Boating Industry breakfast held at the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show.

Inside look: Closed molding course couples talks with concept demos
CT sits in on a closed molding course and reports back on how this fast-changing process is evolving.

Closed Mold University heads to Florida
JRL-Marine Concepts will host Composites One and CCP Composites' Advanced Closed Mold Processes & Tooling class May 2-3 in Cape Coral, Fla.; there is no charge for the class.

COMPOSITES 2012 Highlights
As ACMA’s annual conclave convened in North America’s gambling capital, show exhibitors and attendees placed their bets on better days.

CNC 5-Axis Router Operator
JRL Ventures/Marine Concepts is seeking a highly skilled professional to join its world class design, engineering and manufacturing team.

JRL Ventures/Marine Concepts seeks to fill CNC, CAD and mechanical/composite engineering jobs
JRL Ventures Inc./Marine Concepts is seeking highly skilled professionals to join its world class design, engineering and manufacturing team.

Product Categories of Design Concepts

Tools/tooling materials
  • Other tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Prototype
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, fiberglass
      • Composite, other
  • Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
    • Backup structures
Fabricating services
  • Other fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Hand layup
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Sprayup
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
    • Other thermoplastics fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Hand layup
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
    • Welding and sealing
    • Other thermoset fabricating services
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, aircraft interior
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
  • Automotive, underhood
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Marine, boat (hulls, decks, bulkheads, etc.)
  • Marine, other
  • Other composite structures
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Education/Training
  • Expert witness
  • Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
  • Product design
  • Repair services, composites