Look at how our designs have kept up with time.
A unique mechanism of locking and unlocking that involved turning the cover in clock wise or anti-clockwise direction. This lock was normally used for the VIP products with sleek frame.
Another improvement by VIP, this provided the handle with a soft grip. This made carrying the luggage, in hand, comparatively easier.
This is a very popular innovation in the ‘Centre Key’ lock having a rectangular window where the security chain hook can be firmly attached to secure the framed luggage.
Mainly for manufacturing of injection moulds with moving sliders. This innovation eliminates the usage of hydraulic cylinders for the movement of sliders. It also makes mould simpler to manufacture.
<div>This method pioneered the completely moulded luggage segment. These pieces of luggage have no metal frame and are lined with fabric on the inside.</div><div> The lining is pasted and the edges are ‘Heat Sealed’ in the added lip.</div>
This advancement provided the luggage pieces with a completely unique ‘Dual Material Dimpled Bumper’. Apart from added visual strength, this enhanced the durability of the luggage and increased its capacity to take shocks in case of rough usage.
Primarily, luggage locks are usually on front side and are operable only from the front. This is unique locking mechanism allows the locks to be locked from the front side but by pressing buttons provided on the sides, for ease of operation.
The side locks in a framed suitcase or a briefcase are normally straight & are mounted on front flat area of the frame. The Trigger type curved lock mechanism is meant for mounting it on the front corners of framed luggage. This is a non-conventional lock system.
Used in a framed product called JAVA. This lock mechanism was ahead of its time in the market and was unique.
This a innovative zippered lock having a unique locking mechanism for use in a soft luggage case.
This mechanism eliminates the gap caused at the centre area between top lid & bottom case due lifting of a stuffed loaded moulded luggage.
This divider hook mechanism eliminates the usage of elastic ribbon which is attached with the divider hooks in divider flaps of the suitcase.
Convipack was another innovation which garnered a widespread popularity. It featured soft luggage inside hard luggage and provided private packaging space for storing used clothes.
The usage of external security chains to tie up the luggage on a train journey is a common sight. This is exactly what inspired VIP to come up with the very first ‘Integral Retractable Steel Cable Wire Mechanism’. The cable extends after being pulled out by pressing a button and can be retracted back by pressing the same button.
Inspired from automobiles, VIP promptly adapted this improvement allowing the all the multiple latches given on the luggage to be locked from a single locking movement in the centre. This feature reduced a lot of hassle for customers.
A Roller Guard provided on the bottom of the luggage helps avoid scratch marks and permits ease of movement of luggage on the floor in horizontal condition (especially when the luggage is to be dragged from beneath of the railway berth).
VIP introduced handles which could be locked to avoid theft of luggage. The handle can be locked and hence becomes difficult to steal as it restricts movement of the luggage.
For the first time ever a luggage was made with Centre band of Thick paper.
This is the most popular feature in a framed luggage with Manual security chain in built in the luggage. No need to use a separate security chain for securing the luggage. This mechanism has twisted wire rope, which cannot be broken or cut with scissors or hand pliers.
A Pulling handle of luggage case which has an additional utility for firmly securing the luggage with some fixed rigid member.
This feature of security chain in a framed luggage is quite similar to manual security chain (Seculink M) in built in the luggage . This mechanism has link chain in place of twisted wire rope. No need to use a separate security chain for securing the luggage.
This Unique design presented a key with an inbuilt key case. The key is completely embedded inside the key case and it can be taken out easily for use.
The rise of FM radio was a boon for daily commuters. When FM Radio started its tunes in Metro, VIP took heed of the new demand, and soon, FM was introduced into the briefcase.
The amazing profile of aluminium frame & the shell which does not require rivets for joining the shell with frame. This innovation eliminates the use of rivets for fastening.
This arrangement enables to reduce the weight of luggage and provides reinforcement .Mainly for use in Soft luggage.
The multiple latches given on the luggage gets locked from a single locking movement in the centre by means of key lock .There is no hassle to lock them separately. This mechanism is different from the centre locking mechanism as mentioned above. But it serves the same purpose.