Motorway barrier cap – design, tooling and moulding under one roof

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Enhancing highway safety by capping the top of motorway barrier stanchions simply makes sense, so we were delighted to be approached by a major multi-national company with just such aspirations.   The product concept was about preventing sharp-edge injuries, especially among highway maintenance workers, by supplying a soft-edged plastic cap to these upright post components,...

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ISO-approved tooling for export customer

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We were delighted to receive a referral from an existing client, granting us the opportunity to pitch to a potential major new customer who was already working with toolmakers worldwide.   This company was looking for a reliable, collaborative toolmaker and moulding specialist who could understand their business requirements and ways of working, with a...

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Construction safety product – helping our client win investment through design

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Knight was approached by a customer with an innovative idea to improve safety in the construction sector, but who hadn’t yet gone far beyond the concept stage as he required further investment in the project.   It was part of our remit to not only undertake tooling for the client, but actually get involved in...

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Development of New Electronics Product

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KPT has recently undertaken a new project for a Major Consumer Electronics Manufacturer, providing three tools for the production of a new product to be introduced to the market. This project had extremely tight deadlines, with T1 samples required within 30 days. But KPT were able to provide quality tools made to high specifications and...

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Automotive industry solution

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Knight recently completed a suite of tools for a well-known Tier 1 automotive moulding company. The project required the bespoke manufacture of tools to enable the moulding specialist to start production of key vehicle components, under a new contract agreed with a major vehicle manufacturer. All tools were made with the use of state-of-the-art machinery,...

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Supplier integration and space saving

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This major client had undergone rapid expansion and found its existing plastic injection moulded supply chain system could not keep up, presenting numerous challenges. By receiving weekly deliveries in pallet quantities and being forced to insure against quality issues (relating to a previous supplier); and by keeping significant extra stock to hand in case of...

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