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Where breakthrough physical products are made

Proudly located in Birmingham, AL in the Smithfield neighborhood. Come build with us!

Hardware Park building in Birmingham
Made in Birmingham
Made in Birmingham
Made in Birmingham
Made in Birmingham
Made in Birmingham
Made in Birmingham

Engineering economic growth

Our vision is to be the southeast’s preeminent space for entrepreneurs to develop innovative and world-changing physical products and the next generation to be trained in design, engineering, and manufacturing.

Learning how to build

NextGen design and engineering education for local students

We have STEM-focused internships tailored for high school students, alongside specialized design and engineering internships designed for college undergraduates.

Building physical products

Expertise and networking for physical product entrepreneurs

Join our community of designers, engineers, and entrepreneurs to get help prototyping your products and going to market.

Quotes about Hardware Park

We're proud to be a part of a supportive community of builders.

"We have the history here, we have resources here, we have the culture here where we're well suited to be excellent at manufacturing."
Matt Fitzgerald

Matt Fitzgerald

Co-Founder, Fitz-Thors

"Hardware Park's dedication to hands-on engineering and design education is not only empowering our youth but also positioning our city at the forefront of medical technology advancements."
Randall Woodfin

Randall Woodfin

Mayor, Birmingham

"Birmingham’s heart is in manufacturing, from a history of steel manufacturing to our proximity to top automotive manufacturing facilities."
Daniel Bolus of Club Health

Daniel Bolus

CEO, Club Health

Need help building a product?

Our team possesses the knowledge, experience, and passion to develop physical products. HP is uniquely equipped to expand physical product innovation—and the associated manufacturing—in the Birmingham metropolitan area and across Alabama.

Connect with the best

Work with local designers, engineers, and manufacturers

Transform your ideas into reality with our industrial designers, engineers, and manufacturers a fee-for-service basis.

Get plugged into our network

Connect with Birmingham's community of builders

Hardware Park hosts pitch competitions, startup events, seminars, and encourages networking.

Let's build together

We provide resources needed to support experienced and novice product developers.