Product Innovation

Product Innovation - Case Study

The Client Detail
National fleet leasing company chose MFI Service Bodies for fleet vehicles involved in the
installation & servicing of fire sprinkler systems.

The Specification
Provide a fleet solution for lower-clearance, compact vehicle for low-level car park entry whilst maintaining spacious, practical design to fit large amounts of equipment. To be a strong practical workhorse and maintain professional appearance.

The Problem
Large variety of different vehicle configurations across the existing fleet, problematic due to vehicle/employee swapping. Non-leaking and durable solution essential.Previous operational clutter issues. TARE weight down was a major concern.

Key Issue
OH&S: the weight of the pipe-threading machine created a hazard & required a two man lift and tied up valuable man hours better utilised elsewhere.

The MFI Solution
Internal partition layout & vertical stacked 4-draw system to counter the excessive weight, tool disarray & surplus materials storage. Easy access to both tools and materials increased job efficiency, reducing time wastage, work hazards and employee risk.


ute service body

MFI Innovation
MFI lifting crane for the pipe-threader. This hoist was engineered & fabricated to operate the to-site unit without two staff being necessary. Previously, two employees had been tied to the job directly as a result of the heavy and awkward lifting involved.

Reducing man-power, the hoist eliminated OH&S risk by removing opportunity for accidents & work claims.

Features & Advancements
Durable long lasting bodies met safety and OH&S concerns.
Practical, clean and professional setup.
Innovative new product development to suit client requirements.