Special Forces Capabilities Exercise at Ft. Bragg

When I got invited to observe the CAPEX event at Ft. Bragg, I was pretty excited.  Once the day arrived there was no disappointment.  What a great day seeing the tools and techniques that these great soldiers use to keep our country safe!

Close Combat Demonstration

My Opportunity to Fire an MP-5 in Full Auto

My Ride Home

View out of the Back of the CH-47 Chinook Helicopter

2012 Montie Design / Montie Gear Student Design Contest Winners

The results are in!  Luca Harrell took first place with his wet/dry storage and sink product.  Jake Eck took second with hi comfortable cooking product.  Luca has joined us for the summer as an intern and is very busy working out a plan to make his concept a commercial reality.  You can see their entries by visiting the Montie Gear site.


Call or Email Today to Discuss Your Project

Want to talk product development or need help with a project?  Don’t hesitate to contact me at 919-481-1845 x 107 or at montie@montie.com.



Montie Roland

Montie Roland is President of Montie Gear, a manufacturer of outdoor sporting equipment in Sanford, NC. Montie is also employed at Pentair in Sanford, NC as a Mechanical Engineer on the New Product Development team. Montie enjoys finding innovative solutions to customer requirements. He has 15 years of experience engineering products in diverse market spaces including industrial, commercial and military. Montie earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University. He is also the President Emeritus of the Carolinas chapter of the Product Design Management Association (www.pdma.org/carolinas) and a founder of the RTP Product Development Guild (www.rtpproductguild.com).

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