Startup Factory Kanto

Minami Design Co., Ltd.

Area of support

  • Providing support to startups aiming at production lots of 100 units (ultra small-scale mass production)
  • Providing advice to companies engaged in small-scale mass production
  • We offer support in all areas of manufacturing, from design, prototyping to mass production (all performed in-house)
  • Comprehensive development support company

Area of specialty

  • Support technology

    • Mechanical
    • Electrical
    • Software
    • OthersPartner companies can assist mainly in mechanical, but also in electrical and software areas
  • Support Stage

    • Business Design
    • Specifications examination
      (requirement analysis)
      Track record in robotics, and IoT devices.
    • Prototype design/
      Track record in robotics and IoT devices
    • Design for mass productionTrack record in robotics and IoT devices
    • Mass production manufacture/
      (small lots okay)
      Track record in dealing with collaborating companies
    • Product testing
  • Products assisted

    • IoT/
      Information technology
      Able to handle from design, casing design, and structural design
    • Robots/
      industrial machinery
      Able to handle from design, casing design, and structural design
    • Medical and welfareAble to handle from design, casing design, and structural design
    • AerospaceAble to handle from design, casing design, and structural design
    • Others

Display example

  • Has track record
  • Able to assist
  • Unable to assist



  • Company profile
    Development of one-stop framework, from design, prototyping to mass production. We specialize in development and production for small-scale mass production.
  • Overview of support
    We can offer comprehensive support for production development, ultra small-scale mass production (100 units) and mass production using die casting and mold technologies. We offer proposals for the appropriate production method to suit your production volume and provide support for development and manufacturing processes.



English Support Level
Telephone/Mail support
Cannot Respond
Sales / Concept meeting
Cannot Respond
Technical meeting
Cannot Respond

Norihito Matsuo

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • In charge of sales for mockup and prototypes from the development departments of leading manufacturers
  • Development of one-stop framework by establishing design departments
  • Certified Yamanashi University Medical Instrument Design and Development Engineer

Message to startups

We can help you achieve mass production that allows for flexibility and speed by reverse engineering production methods and design/development processes from your sales volume and methods based on 45 years’ experience providing support for total development and our diverse range of equipment and facilities. This concept has helped bring about mass production on a small scale of 100 units. I invite anyone who has concerns about getting to the stage of mass production to come in and sit down for a talk!