Future-Proofed Vending

ChallengeBuilding on the market-leading reputation of the Klix vending machine, Mars Drinks asked KD to lead the design and development of a future-proofed next generation product
Disciplines Design Engineering Prototyping Research UX
Turnkey solution for product development driven by user research
Modernisation of an industry-leading product to help penetrate new markets
Protection of long-established reputation for reliability from world leading vending machine producer
Modular and re-skinnable future-proofed design
Increased brand visibility through the enhanced user interface and touch screen

User research across multiple markets and countries to inform the design requirements and business needs. Concept verification and final product validation.

Reliable Design

Creation of material reflective prototypes, with performance established through rigorous testing to validate reliability and lifetime expectations.


Full phase gate development from concept to final manufacture. Design and engineering for robustness and reliability. Future-proofed modular design.


Final data pack production for volume manufacture with part qualification and assembly line integration support activities.

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