A closer look: luxury cleaning and charging station for your shaver

 21 February 2019

charging stand and cleaning station in one for luxury shavers. Rompa Group realised this revolutionary product for one of the global market leaders in the shaving industry as part of a whole series of high-end shavers. Millions of these products are found in consumers’ bathrooms all over the world.

Consumers who invest in a high-end shaver want their new gadget to stay in optimal shape for as long as possible. This innovative solution can help with that. It not only charges the shaver but also cleans it thoroughly. It is like a miniature laundry machine that removes any shaving cream, gel, hair and dirt. Because of the double-filter system, the cartridge that holds the cleaning agent will last a long time. In addition to the cleaning and charging functions, the station also has lubrication and drying features built in

Plastic and electronics

This project combines various areas of expertise: producing the plastic and electronic components, sourcing the whole bill of materials, assembling all components in an ESD room, packaging the final products and shipping them to destinations all over the world. Rompa Group is in charge of the entire process from start to finish. The production process actually takes place on two continents. We produce the cartridges in the Czech Republic, so they can be filled with the cleaning agent in Europe. The rest of the product is manufactured in China, where our production site is optimally set up to produce electronic products.

Without shaver.

With shaver

A technically complex product

The various features make this a technically complex product. Just think of the unique combination of a cleaning agent and electricity. After careful and thorough testing, we guarantee the safety of the product. Mechanically, everything must also be perfect. With a clever sliding mechanism, placing and replacing the cartridge is child’s play.

 

Intensive collaboration

 

We collaborated closely with the customer and utilised all our expertise in Europe and China to develop a product that satisfies the customer’s every wish and offers optimal functionality. Because of the product’s complexity, it was mostly assembled by hand at first. Later on, we automated the assembly process and implemented the lean method to streamline our

 

Interesting topics regarding personal care appliances within your organization? 
Start a conversation with Tim Franssen, our personal-care specialist, directly via mail tim.franssen@rompa.nl or call him via +31 6 2972 1173

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