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Success Stories from Aerospace & Defence Industry

Preactor Advanced Scheduling helps to shorten lead times at Aerospace manufacturer

Purpose Insight into the real capacity of the factory Possibility to respond rapidly to changes Reduced Production Leadtime Reduced Production disturbances Improved Production Flow Project Scope Visualize and respect relationships between operations Provide Production Sequences per workcentre Speed up the scheduling process Integration with ERP/MRP to retrieve works-order data, stocks, etc. Solution Approach SIMATIC IT Preactor [...]

Preactor Advanced Scheduling helps to shorten lead times at Aerospace manufacturer2019-04-10T11:25:53+00:00

MRO Visual Inspection Challenges Met by ATS Inspect at DRS Laurel

Purpose When DRS Laurel Technologies became an active partner in a program to refurbish and return Bradley Fighting Vehicles to active service they came to ATS for a quality inspection solution. We gave them ATS Inspect. Some of the specific challenges included: Eliminating communications breakdown with the factory floor. Accounting for and reconciling reassigned parts. [...]

MRO Visual Inspection Challenges Met by ATS Inspect at DRS Laurel2019-06-04T09:16:32+00:00

Integrated Production Tracking and Order Handling Enabled by ATS Bus

Purpose ATS was approached by one of the world’s largest aerospace and defence suppliers to implement a production tracking and order handling solution. It would need to do the following: Send work order information between machines on the factory floor and the MES platform. Track location of each part on the production line. Monitor all [...]

Integrated Production Tracking and Order Handling Enabled by ATS Bus2019-06-04T09:07:34+00:00

ATS Quality Management Solution Helps Compressor Blade Ceramic Core Manufacturer Optimise Production

Purpose Optimise current inspection methods through reduced inspection times Address a bottleneck identified with CMM assets Shift the accountability of quality to manufacturing (operators) Project Scope Provision of gauging fixture and inspection system capable of inspecting 21 features in less than 15 seconds (current method takes in excess of 10 minutes) Enable traceability through serialisation [...]

ATS Quality Management Solution Helps Compressor Blade Ceramic Core Manufacturer Optimise Production2019-05-20T11:06:06+00:00

An International Aerospace Manufacturer Chooses ATS Global to Implement Smart Manufacturing Practice for their Manufacturing Line

Purpose Create a best-practice manufacturing environment that increases production output Allow lessons learnt and the outcomes achieved to be replicated across production lines at multiple sites around the globe Project Scope Integrate shop floor processes with the MES system. Automatically capture process data. Increase part traceability. Track parts through the production process Solution Approach Implemented ATS [...]

An International Aerospace Manufacturer Chooses ATS Global to Implement Smart Manufacturing Practice for their Manufacturing Line2019-02-19T14:08:03+00:00

Manufacturing Quality of Jet Engines Enhanced by ATS Inspect at Honeywell

Purpose Honeywell is manufacturing the engines for fighter jets in Taiwan and manufacturing processes don’t come much more complex than those involved in the creation of jet engines. This is why they came to ATS for a solution that could do the following: Eliminate paperwork on the shop floor. Raise quality levels. Reduce scrap and [...]

Manufacturing Quality of Jet Engines Enhanced by ATS Inspect at Honeywell2019-06-04T09:14:32+00:00

Global Aerospace Manufacturers Choose ATS CM4D for Dimensional Data Solutions

Purpose Aerospace companies around the world are using ATS CM4D to fill the gap between the virtual design world of Computer Aided Design and the physical world of manufacturing. The case study you can download below contains examples from three different customers, all of whom wanted to achieve the same objectives: Predict assembly problems Compare [...]

Global Aerospace Manufacturers Choose ATS CM4D for Dimensional Data Solutions2019-06-04T08:56:50+00:00

ATS Global Implements Manufacturing Intelligence System by Integrating PLM for a Leading Aerospace Engine OEM

Purpose Create advanced precision production processes Ensure process integrity by ensuring all components undergo stringent quality control procedures Project Scope Process data collection direct from the machine PLCs or NC controller with in-line analysis ERP and PLM systems integrations Design and deploy the complete suite of necessary IT infrastructure – ATS Industrial PCs, ATS Resilient Factory [...]

ATS Global Implements Manufacturing Intelligence System by Integrating PLM for a Leading Aerospace Engine OEM2019-02-19T14:07:50+00:00

Bombardier chooses ATS Global to enhance the quality control of their C-Series and Lear Jet programs in Ireland

Purpose Create a lean quality management methodology Improve quality and enhance cost optimization Enhance system traceability Project Scope Connect any device with an output to its Shop-floor Execution System (SES) Enable data extraction from measuring devices like Vernier caliper, micrometer, etc. and record the information in the database Extend the software code to interface with new [...]

Bombardier chooses ATS Global to enhance the quality control of their C-Series and Lear Jet programs in Ireland2019-02-19T14:07:50+00:00

ATS Supports an International Aerospace Supplier Implementing SIMATIC IT Preactor Advanced Planning and Scheduling

Purpose The plant manufactures blades and nozzle guide vanes for the aerospace and industrial gas turbine industries. Align scheduling of multiple complex manufacturing areas and having a single overview To create more visibility on what will happen in the future Project Scope Create insights into the real capacity of the factory Create an insight on the [...]

ATS Supports an International Aerospace Supplier Implementing SIMATIC IT Preactor Advanced Planning and Scheduling2019-02-19T14:07:50+00:00

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