At the helm of FAS Designs is Farrell Small. With over 21 years’ experience, Farrell brings tried and true design and engineering fundamentals to every project. The depth of his industry and market experience includes product development for semiconductors, electronic packaging, automation, security systems, photonics, and other machinery. This experience, along with a personalized approach, provide FAS Design customers with a sense of confidence in the execution of their product development needs.




  • Process development
  • Motion control theory & architecture
  • Certified Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA) static & dynamic
  • Sheet metal design
  • Plastic molding (injection, compression, etc..)
  • Composite structure design
  • Precision machining of various materials
  • Thermal dynamics
  • Pneumatics
  • Motor design
  • Automated systems development
  • Lower level robotics development
  • Small & large mechanism design
  • Optical mechanical interfaces
  • Manufacturing fixtures and tools
  • Project management
  • Product demonstration
  • Customer relationships
  • Site surveys 


Farrell A. Small

President/Chief Design Engineer