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Design Solutions – Client Product Design Service

Many of the worlds leading companies contact John Guest to engineer innovative and productive Push-fit solutions to assist their new products or improve reliability through value engineering. All demand a step change to reliability and quality improvements.

Hunter Plastics the renown Plumbing Systems Company needed to move rapidly in meeting a market requirement to create a new cistern unit that was engineered with internal mechanisms that facilitated improved assembly line productivity and simplified assembly procedures. Following initial discussions between the two companies an outline product brief was created and following initial Project engineering by John Guest Engineering department, a proposal provided.

Following acceptance, work started on the special bulk head with product and tooling design by John Guest at their Head Office facility in West Drayton. Liaison between engineering departments resulted in some minor modification in the design phase before release for first batch commissioning by the highly capable on site production team and modern facility. The resultant product has delivered the key advantage required with the product working first time on time and continuing to deliver dependable reliability.

A further factor in many companies looking to John Guest for ‘engineered solutions’ is the ability of John Guest to draw on its expertise of its products being used across the world and to capitalise on the tangible Quality Experience required to understand and meet the International standards for supply to the 3 major trading blocks of the world – namely Europe – USA and Far East & Asia. Our International accreditations are remarkable and place John Guest as the Worlds leading producer of Push-fit fittings.