Nilfisk Advance - Prototype VU500

The VU500 from Nilfisk Advance is a serie of carpet vacuum cleaners primarily for the American market. Cre8tek has delivered mechanical engineering of the brush- and intake unit of the machines. Cre8tek has also delivered fully functional prototype in production true materials and with surface treatment for the correct apperance. The prototypes were suiteable for function- and reliability testing as well as early marketing.

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Cre8tek has been responsible for Mechanical Design and DFM of the brush and intake unit of VU500. The above is a protoype.


Prototype of the sole plate made in steel and crome plated. Made for reliability test of early production units.

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"... We had the best possible conditions for thorough testing and analysis of our designs very early in the development phase due to prototypes delivered by Cre8tek in the right materials - including 2K molded parts with surface treatments in high finish..." Christian Thorup Kjærgaard, Nilfisk-Advance A/S

Cre8tek supports Nilfisk Advance´s product development departments in Denmark and China. Cre8tek has been involved in various of new products within the profesional and consumer business segment of cleaning products.

Cre8tek deliveries for VU500
  • Mechanical Design of the brush and intake unit of the vacuum cleaner.
  • CNC Prototyping in real materials with cosmetic finish
  • 2K prototyping.
  • Metal forming prototype with crome plating
  • DFM and qualification of the design.
Nilfisk Advance - Prototype VU500
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  • Zliide - Nikolai Brix Lindholm

    Zliide - Nikolai Brix Lindholm

    “Our impression of Cre8tek was good. The pricing at Cre8tek was also good compared to others that we were in contact with. The price in connection with the time it took for them to create a tool ended up being the main arguments for initiating a collaboration.”

  • Ergonomic Solutions - Per Bjerring

    Ergonomic Solutions - Per Bjerring

    “Our partnership with Cre8tek in Hjørring has been excellent, both in terms of communication and the work itself, and it gives us a good inroad to the benefits that come with manufacturing in China,”

  • Peter Løber, Senior Project Manager, Nilfisk A/S

    Peter Løber, Senior Project Manager, Nilfisk A/S

    Cre8tek understands quality better than other Chinese suppliers. It's not just about getting products in a container and shipped to the customer.

  • Polaris Electronics A/S - Ib Nielsen

    Polaris Electronics A/S - Ib Nielsen

    ...From the first meeting with Cre8tek we have had a constructive dialogue from idea to production. With 3D drawings we have been able to rotate and turn the product to inspect that the mechanical parts fit with our electronics...

  • Keytec - Ulrich Burr

    Keytec - Ulrich Burr

    ”…Of course I was curious to see if the promised quality fulfilled my expectations. When the first parts arrived I was sure to have taken the right decision……Also for new projects I will choose Cre8tek…"
  • Nilfisk Advance - Palle Sørensen

    Nilfisk Advance - Palle Sørensen

    As project manager at Nilfisk Advance A/S, I use Cre8tek for the supply of mechanical prototype items.

    The prototypes from Cre8tek are manufactured by CNC machining or vacuum molding from the correct raw materials and is delivered with surface treatment according to our wishes. Before manufacturing, we always get good advices about our possibilities.
  • Nilfisk Advance - Christian Thorup Kjærgaard

    Nilfisk Advance - Christian Thorup Kjærgaard

    As a technical project manager at Nilfisk Advance, I have used Cre8tek's services in mechanical engineering, development and prototyping. An example is our VU500 project, a global multi-site project ...

  • Ergonomic Solutions - Benny Burmeister

    Ergonomic Solutions - Benny Burmeister

    We are experiencing a high degree of safety and efficiency in tooling deliveries from Cre8tek...

  • Nilfisk Advance - Henrik Thomsen

    Nilfisk Advance - Henrik Thomsen

    During the development of our VL500 product line, I had two of Cre8tek's Chinese mechanical engineers on my team. Cre8tek's work on the project was impeccable - and their engineers were part of the project team equally with our own two mechanical engineers, and they had a very good knowledge of the Western "mindset" about product development...

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