Date of Graduation

Spring 2015

Document Type

Honors Research Project

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science


Mechanical Engineering

Research Sponsor

Dr. Jerry Drummond

First Reader

Dr. Richard Gross

Second Reader

Mr. Joseph Buit


The team’s goal is to design and test a prototype and procedure that will automate the insertion of the

Kong toy instructions into the cardboard packaging. This automation will increase the speed at which

the product is packaged and will serve as an aid to workers with limited dexterity who find the task



Our group was approved to create a PowerPoint presentation to showcase our project to the engineering advisory council at the University. If you have further questions or comments due to material that may have been presented but not captured in this PowerPoint, please feel free to contact any group member.