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Achieve annual savings of 1,000.000 USD introducing error proofing functionalities in seat assembly in Automotive

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CHALLENGE
CHALLENGE
Our customer is producing seat models with airbags, more than 20 different variants. As the airbag is classified as a critical item, error-proofing and quality assurance are essential to the assembly process. The higher number of variants in the new airbag model assembly increases the complexity of the task, and the potential for error.
 
Our customer is producing seat models with airbags, more than 20 different variants. As the airbag is classified as a critical item, error-proofing and quality assurance are essential to the assembly process. The higher number of variants in the new airbag model assembly increases the complexity of the task, and the potential for error.
 
Challenges in seat assembly in automotive
 
SOLUTION
SOLUTION
Working closely together, we have created a global standard error-proofing solution. that prevents seats from leaving the station with faults or missing steps.
 
Working closely together, we have created a global standard error-proofing solution. that prevents seats from leaving the station with faults or missing steps.
IMPACT
IMPACT
Rework outside the station is costly. If the seats are already at OEM or in the market, costs are escalating. Now, the process is “right first time” reducing rework costs.
 
Rework outside the station is costly. If the seats are already at OEM or in the market, costs are escalating. Now, the process is “right first time” reducing rework costs.
ANNUAL SAVINGS
$1,000,000 USD
ANNUAL SAVINGS
$1,000,000 USD
 
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