Collapsible Storage box project

Collapsible Storage box project

The Problem:
Lodestar’s customer was facing issues with its present storage box design and sourcing from the only supplier they had.

Lodestar’s Solution:

  • Made key design changes to structural members to reduce weight, improve strength and reduce cost.
  • Developed a unique shutter door design
  • Developed the supply chain for the product including identifying source for lightweight high strength composite panels and the fabricator needed to produce such a piece of equipment. This included establishing production processes, and quality controls


Lodestar’s solution enabled the customer to

  • Focus production resources on assembling such a bolt-on storage systems which raised throughput by over 25%
  • Reduce costs around 20%, resulting in substantial increase in net margins.