November 2008, Nuneaton | ASI-Datamyte sells hardware, software and total solutions into the quality gauging and measurement market. During the last few years software solutions such as Visual Inspection Defect recording (Inspect) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) have formed an important part of ASI-Datamyte’s sales contributing considerably to the quality management market, one of the 11 functions of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES).ASI-Datamyte’s world leading air flow meter systems will now be sold through distributors and ATS offices globally bringing these effective solutions to a much wider user group. Some practical examples of the application of ASI-Datamyte’s technology:
Three examples of these and other applications:
Chewing gum – measurement sampling of individual gums to make sure machine parameters are perfectly set.
Medical Inhalers – measurement of the airflow to ensure the right amount of air/medicine is inhaled, for instance for asthma inhalers.
Car Windows – measuring to perfection that car windows fit perfectly into the door and chassis.
Torque – in line control of torque with SPC and tracking and tracing solutions at automotive and aerospace customers.
Visual Inspection Defect recording at final inspection on vehicle paint lines and aerospace components.
Current customers include BMW, GKN, Johnson Controls, Honeywell, BAE Systems, Astra Zeneca, Rexam, Mahle Powertrains, Wrigley and many other world-class companies.
Martyn Gill, the previous owner of ASI-Datamyte UK Ltd., is appointed as Business Development Director for ATS and ASI-Datamyte in the UK. ASI-Datmyte’s office in Luton, close to London, will be retained and compliments current cover in the UK. Martyn stated « ATS has 26 offices world-wide and a market reach which compliments our product range and quality solutions. By joining ATS ASI-Datamyte can expand globally and create a knowledge company unrivalled today in our industry. »
In a personal statement Mike James, Group Managing Director of ATS International welcomed the ASI-Datamyte team to ATS. « This new team brings a level of quality management expertise to ATS’s customers. As true quality experts the ASI-Datamyte team are able to complement the expertise of the current ATS team in Lean, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, Automation and MES systems. This is a strategic step for ATS and strengthens our position as a primary solutions provider to world-class (local and global) customers, helping them to improve quality and efficiency. Our laser sharp focus on delivering effective business and technical solutions has been sharpened considerably with some of the UK’s leading quality experts. »
Mike went on to say « Further strategic acquisitions can be expected as ATS continues to be chosen as the preferred supplier at world-class companies. Our customers are looking for a stable and financially strong partner in these uncertain times, leading to an increase in orders and sales in a clear flight to quality. »