Design without Borders entered the collaboration with Eisten Technologies with the aim to help build the capacity of the company to produce a high quality mercantile weighing scale that will contribute to increase in sales, customer satisfaction and build a high quality company brand.
Eisten Technologies Ltd manufactures and sells mercantile weighing scales and weighing stones. Their target market is micro and small-scale businesses as well as low income households in Uganda. Amidst a decline in the market for manual scales, as people move to digital scales, Eisten Technologies’ weighing scale was outdated and of low quality.
• Hands-on co-creating workshops
• Market research
• Prototyping and testing of different ideas
• Reduction in production time
• Reduction in material cost
• Increased product recognition