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So Simple! So Sustainable! So, Space-Plug!

Clare Hollister

Sustainability, Intelligent Design, Manufacturing Innovation, Production Economics, Customer Experience. All of these are addressed when a manufacturer embraces “Space-Plug Evolution”

The last 10 years has seen Space-Plug become the brand synonymous with fast effective fittings for kitchen base units and tying back all manner of KBB furniture. With the launch of their new system, “Evolution”, manufacturers will now be, “More Sustainable” whilst, “Saving Money” and including brand new, “Fast-Fit” technology.

It’s a simple idea. The cabinet is made with shorter side panels that no longer have to reach the wall. This strip of material is now saved in manufacture and replaced with the addition of their, “Datum Pegs” – 4 Grams can replace 1000 and puts the unit back to its original datum depth without wood in the way! This simple, handy measuring stick replaces all that excess material manufacturers have included unnecessarily for decades!

Manufacturers now save this material which more than covers the cost of a set of Evolution components and so Space-Plug guarantees to save money overall and offer much more to their fitters and more importantly, their customers!

The reason? These strips of board are in the way for fitting a kitchen. “The industry thinks installers want them” said Cliff Petit, Inventor and MD at Space-Plug. “Installers currently think that, because manufacturers provide them and they are needed to create the service void. But both the manufacturers and the installers haven’t seen Evolution cabinets … Yet!”

Fitters time is wasted and customers cabinets’ edgebanding is sacrificed as these machined edges don’t marry to meandering walls, let alone around surface mounted services.

Fitters have to scribe round these pipes or cut away large sections to get the unit in place. Modifying the units on-site, causing more work, more dust and more risk … often contrary to the manufacturer’s warranties!

This results in brand new cabinet material in the skip, wasted and customers board edges now exposed – compromising the new unit’s integrity.

“All of this is negated by Evolution” states James Marchant their Director of Marketing, “Not

forgetting that all of these benefits are accompanied complete with a Space-Plug Adjustable Spacer Fixing. The five star, fast and purposeful professional fixing… basically Free of Charge”.

The system is already in manufacture in the UK and taking orders. With sustainability and customer experience at the forefront of its benefits, Evolution is set to eclipse the 7 million adjustable spacers Space-Plug has already sold.