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

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JRL Ventures LLC

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"The Fiberglass Tooling Experts"

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

As Seen In CompositesWorld

CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: Design Concepts
Design Concepts is emphasizing its closed mold applications for both tooling and manufacturing in the entertainment, simulation, aerospace and wind energy markets.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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