Innovations in Advanced Components

Company Overview


Located in Stuart Florida, Padden Design Engineering, LLC  is a small independent engineering firm which develops patented technologies and provides engineering & technical  services to companies and government agencies.  Our staff of industry veterans includes multi-disciplined engineers skilled in using state-of-the-art design software and engineering tools. Padden Design Engineering has developed an engineering standard work system with proven processes and procedures in compliance with the AS9100 and ISO9001 quality standards.

Our Mission

“To provide creative solutions using advanced technologies and sound processes achieving safe functional high performance products.”

We present clear achievable goals, manage risk and present our progress throughout each project to best serve our clients needs. Our culture instills the balance of innovative thinking and efficient decision making. Whether it is a large program or a small project, we treat each job with equal attention to detail that has become the cornerstone of our company and expectation of our customers.


foundersFather-son partners Vincent and David Padden started collaboration on an advanced composite-metal hybrid landing gear strut design in 2005 and later formed Padden Design Engineering, LLC in 2009 to continue to develop patented innovative technologies in the field of advanced composite structures.   Vincent and David’s vision was to build a company with the environment to advance the state of the art in high performance aerospace components.  Together they have grown the business to provide comprehensive engineering services for aerospace systems and continuing to develop new innovative technologies and a growing intellectual property portfolio.