Nathaniel Group, Inc. (NGI) is a world leader original equipment designer and manufacturer. Through close collaboration with its global customers, the company implements its flexible design model to develop reliable, high-quality, low-cost-of-ownership solutions that are easily integrated into new or existing systems. The company excels at design for manufacturability exercising full use of its lean manufacturing operations to customer advantage. Key markets include medical devices, scientific and medical imaging, and specialized electronics. Founded in 1984, Nathaniel Group is headquartered in Vergennes, Vermont, and operates via a global customer support network. The company's unique onshore sourcing business approach (engineered – assembled - delivered) is supported by technology integration, allowing NGI to respond quickly to new developments, apply the technology to manufacturing challenges and expedite device manufacturing in high volume. A member of the Vermont Business Roundtable and Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Nathaniel Group has been a recipient of the VBSR Small Business Leader Terry Ehrich award for excellence in socially responsible business practices as well as Vermont Business Magazine's 5x5x5 awards in multiple categories. Nathaniel was also honored by the State of Vermont for its practices in employing people with disabilities.