+44 (0)2476 393889sales@unifabs.eu

Plastic part storing trolley

Maximising storage of plastic parts in a protective trolley for JLR’s SVO

Jaguar Land Rover required a storage solution for its centre of excellence, SVO (Special Vehicle Operations). The manufacturer required a storing trolley to hold plastic exterior car panels. The panels were painted and mostly A-face surfaces, so protection was paramount. Ergonomics and utilisation of space was also of importance.

After meeting with the client to ascertain the problems they were having, our industrial design team collated the client’s 3D CAD data of the parts so that an appropriate and robust solution could be designed.  Unifabs designed a trolley with a mixture of Polyurethane/PVC/foam and microfibre sections to support the parts without damage or marking.

The final solution maximised the footprint of the trolley whilst offering a high level of protection and ease of use. 20 units were initially produced which were a great success. This led to further variations for different models within the JLR group.

Our consultative approach to product design ensures a robust solution is achieved which meets or exceeds expectations, whilst considering manufacturability and cost.

Project Manager

Plastic part storing trolley

Key facts

  • Industrial Design Service
  • Ergonomic design requirements
  • Data collation to ensure fit
  • Design of non-sheet metal parts
  • 20 units produced 
  • Led to further orders for different models

Design to delivery, adding value at every stage

Discover how we partner with businesses to add value and bring products to life.

  • CAD/CAM Programmer Bartosz celebrates anniversary


    CAD/CAM Programmer, Bartosz Celebrates 10 Year’s of Dedication at Unifabs

    February 5th, 2024

  • Unifabs Employees promoted to Leadership Team


    Celebrating Success: New Leadership Team for 2024

    January 25th, 2024

  • Unifabs Corporate Partnership with Action Change to help Children in Africa

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Unifabs and Action Change: An Impactful Corporate Partnership for 2024

    January 24th, 2024

  • Team

    Celebrating 15 Years: Dan Ellis’ Service Anniversary at Unifabs

    January 8th, 2024

  • Unifabs Technical Manager Matt Grealy with Designer


    Technical Manager Matt’s Milestone Anniversary: 10 Years of Engineering Excellence

    December 19th, 2023

  • Insight

    Sheet Metal Bending Methods, Which is Better – Salvagnini Panel Bending or Traditional Press Brake?

    December 1st, 2023

  • Haeger Fastener Insertion Systems at Unifabs


    Fastener Insertion Systems: Boosting Efficiency in Manufacturing

    October 10th, 2023

  • Unifabs Company Newsletter infographic with turnover, employee figures


    Unifabs Annual Newsletter 2023

    July 19th, 2023