North America Support Team
We have a team of engineers ready to support you on your next project. You can count on their vast engineering, design and production processes knowledge. Your representative will work side-by-side with you to help turn your 3D CAD projects into real parts using the most adequate process. Send your 3D design file using our online form and we will send you a free quote.
Business Development Engineer
Learn more about Kaelan
Kaelan Lee was born and raised in sunny Southern California. From a young age, he has always been fascinated with engineering and how things are made and work.
For college, Kaelan decided to attend Northeastern University in Boston, MA to study mechanical engineering. During his stay at Northeastern, Kaelan used the cooperative education program to get hands-on experience in an aerospace manufacturing facility, as well as doing product design for an intelligent LED light fixturing company. For his final internship before graduation, Kaelan spent six months working at Star Rapid’s factory in China, learning all about Star Rapid’s capabilities and getting a taste of technical sales.
After 5 years of college in Boston, Kaelan decided to move to Seattle, WA to pursue his love for engineering, the outdoors and photography. Some of Kaelan’s passions include snowboarding, camping, film photography and surfing. In his free time, he likes to engineer and work on personal design projects, such as, a waterproof dome housing for his cameras and a snowboarding rail setup that requires no snow.
Kaelan brings his experience and passion of product design and manufacturing to his customers no matter what stage in the product development cycle they are in or how challenging the project. If you are located in the Northwest of the US and would like set up a meeting or brainstorm projects with Kaelan, email us at [email protected].
Business Development Manager
Learn more about Dara
Dara Shabnam grew up in Ottawa, Canada and now lives in Toronto. He has more than 15 years of experience in business development and marketing in a variety of industries. Having worked with many startups, he has a keen insight about what is needed to succeed for innovative companies bringing new ideas to market.
Dara is a self-taught designer and programmer with experience in CAD and 3D. It’s this same personal motivation for taking on new challenges that he will bring to Star Rapid’s clients.
Dara’s focus will be in establishing long term relationships by working hand-in-hand with you from the outset and throughout the product development cycle.
A passion for adventure and travel makes Dara a great partner to work with. If you’re located in Canada and would like to set up a meeting to discuss your vision with Dara, please email us directly to get started on bringing your ideas to life.
Business Development Engineer
Learn more about Erik
Originally from New Jersey, Erik Must has lived in Boston for more than ten years since earning his Mechanical Engineering degree from Northeastern University. Erik has practical experience working with Boston Scientific in the USA and SharkNinja in China, among others, where he helped to facilitate engineering builds, quality testing, and high volume manufacturing line setup.
Now pursuing a Certificate in Industrial Design, Erik has a full appreciation for what it takes to turn a great idea into reality and he’s passionate about sharing this experience with product designers as Star’s new Business Development Engineer for the Eastern United States.
When not sweating the details, Erik enjoys outdoor sports and making things with his hands.