Author: Flo Simoens

Mass customization for interior design

[vc_row el_class="boxed-narrow"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="64px"][vc_column_text] <h5><span data-contrast="auto">PortaPivot has a worldwide customer base and is a leading innovator in high-end architectural hardware for custom interior doors. Their philosophy is to combine their strength and knowledge in technology, engineering, and design with craftsmanship. PortaPivot recently introduced an on-demand business model making the switch to a completely digital manufacturing flow.  </span><span data-ccp-props="{}"> </span></h5>   <span data-contrast="auto">Twikit's involvement with PortaPivot has led to yet another addition to their value proposition. PortaPivot differentiates itself through its innovative and patented pivot hinge system, Stealthpivot®. With the support of the Twikit technology, they also offer a valuable customer experience through customization.  </span><span data-ccp-props="{}"> </span> <span data-contrast="auto">When ordering a customized door or partition via the webshop, the product is delivered as a self-assembly kit with the appropriate hardware and installation accessories. The installer is PortaPivot's most important client; they place the customized door or partition in the end-customer's home. By manufacturing aluminum profiles for the client's desired setup, PortaPivot delivers a smart and aesthetic interior door or partition solution for any professional.</span><span data-contrast="auto"> </span><span data-ccp-props="{}"> </span> <h5>Infinite customization possibilities</h5> <span data-contrast="auto">A great advantage to the PortaPivot product range is that it is custom-made. With the Twikit technology support, PortaPivot offers professionals interior doors and fixed partitions, which are endlessly customizable.  </span><span data-ccp-props="{}"> </span> <span data-contrast="auto">The Twikit technology was applied to create a high-end <a href="https://www.portapivot.com/collections/choose-your-configuration/products/portapivot-5730-single-door#configurator">virtual showroom</a> based on the PortaPivot website's design. It is completely integrated into the PortaPivot digital space, which adds to the branding and unique customer experience. The showroom provides visitors with the opportunity to create and design their own interior doors or partitions. You can custom order up to 40 different product types, with more in the pipeline. The Twikit technology provides PortaPivot the option to scale when more products are added to their custom assortment.</span><span data-ccp-props="{}"> </span> <h5>Customization based on parametric models</h5> <span data-contrast="auto">Each product has countless customization options based on parametric models. To make it more tangible (and we actually did the math), the PortaPivot 5730 interior door alone has 300 quintillion possible variations. These vary from alterations such as dimensions and color to pivot hinge placement, handles, and grid design, to name a few. PortaPivot's clients can make the customizable door their own design or adjust it to their own customers' wishes.   </span><span data-ccp-props="{}"> </span> <h5>Improved customer experience <span data-ccp-props="{}"> </span></h5> <span data-contrast="auto">When visiting the PortaPivot configurator built by Twikit, you can notice small but significant details that improve the customer experience:  </span><span data-ccp-props="{}"> </span> <ul> <li><span data-contrast="auto">Different views of the interior door: closed or open towards the out- or inside </span></li> <li><span data-contrast="auto">The possibility of viewing the dimensions in millimeters or inches </span></li> <li><span data-contrast="auto">Placing a </span><span data-contrast="auto">human reference next to the door to create perspective</span></li> </ul> <span data-contrast="auto">By adding details such as </span><span data-contrast="auto">the</span> <span data-contrast="auto">option to </span><span data-contrast="auto">set the measurements to the metric or imperial system, Twikit adjusted the configurator to the international market that PortaPivots serves. </span><span data-contrast="auto">Anyone can visit the virtual showroom and become a PortaPivot client, regardless of where they are situated</span><span data-contrast="auto"> or local ti</span><span data-contrast="auto">me</span><span data-contrast="auto">.</span><span data-ccp-props="{}"> </span> <span data-contrast="auto">On top of that, below the configuration window, a dynamic price appears. This allows the client to design a custom-made PortaPivot product while seeing the price being adjusted to the configured setup. Hence, the professional can mind their client's budget while designing—an added value for professionals.   </span><span data-ccp-props="{}"> </span>[/vc_column_text][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/500351812" align="center" css_animation="fadeIn"][vc_column_text] <h5>Production flow integration</h5> <span data-contrast="auto">Twikit also assisted in the flawless integration of the customizable product range into PortaPivot’s pre-existing production flow through the Twikit technology implementation. The Twikit customization platform holds a rich set of features set to connect to a production flow. Thus, when an order is placed via the configurator, the Twikit software solution transmits the parameters in a structured manner. The manufacturing order contains all the necessary data for production and for managing logistics when sent to an order management system. As a result, Twikit ensures that mass customization is efficient and an added value for both provider and consumer. It allows PortaPivot to handle high-volume orders continuously</span><span data-ccp-props="{}"> </span> <h5>Consumers search for customization online</h5> <span data-contrast="auto">Consumers start their search for customization online. Therefore, it is important to create an online presence and a digital platform for your custom product. Together with Twikit, PortaPivot innovated and moved towards new opportunities in the market. They focused on offering a unique customer experience and adding value to their high-end product through customization whilst still serving an international market.   </span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true}"> </span> <h5><strong>Custom solutions for every business model</strong></h5> <span data-contrast="auto">As customer behavior develops and people turn more to digital points of purchase, consumer-oriented businesses must adapt. They must revise and refresh their business model to fit new industry developments. Implementing an online platform for product customization and switching to a digital manufacturing flow is a valuable solution. With Twikit technology, tapping into custom-products and offering more value to your customers is a logical and simple step. The software can be adjusted to fit your existing supply chain, or the Twikit solutions can assist with the shift to an efficient and cost-effective digital production flow. There is a solution for every business model. Let's make everything personal. </span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true}"> </span> <span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true}"> </span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true}"> </span> <span data-contrast="auto">Do you want to offer a next-level customization experience and head towards a digital, on-demand production flow?  </span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":true,"134233118":true}"> </span><strong><a href="https://www.twikit.com/contact/">Get in touch with us</a>. </strong>[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="boxed"][vc_column css_animation="fadeIn"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/5"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/5"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/5" css=".vc_custom_1590501898363{padding-left: 30px !important;}"][twkt_button text="Go back to overview" link="url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.twikit.com%2Fcompany%2Fnewsroom%2F|title:Newsroom||"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/5"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/5"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space height="64"][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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