Automotive

Success Stories from Automotive Industry

Synchronizing Production at an Electric Car Manufacturer

The customer had a high-mix production line where each vehicle on the production line could have a different build specification. This, in turn, meant that each vehicle could require a different set of sub-components. This could really complicate things in the Body and Weld shop. To ensure that each vehicle was built to specification [...]

Synchronizing Production at an Electric Car Manufacturer2020-02-28T13:20:41+00:00

Shopfloor Equipment Integration at a New Automotive Plant in Mexico

Purpose Required a quick and easy connection between shopfloor equipment and their quality and reporting systems. Project Scope Acquire, parse and format data from several machines where the vendor was unable/unwilling to adjust data output format to their quality system standard. Solution Approach List all equipment needing connections to quality system. Collect and analyse sample [...]

Shopfloor Equipment Integration at a New Automotive Plant in Mexico2020-02-26T15:21:47+00:00

ATS Germany conducts machine connection to implement MES system at automotive supplier

Purpose Assistance in the introduction of MES system Replacement of obsolete middleware to enable communication between machines and the MES Development of modern and intuitive surfaces for user inputs at the detection of system failures Scope Implementing a universal machine interface of OPC DA2 as well as OPC UA connection Creating a HTML5 Website via [...]

ATS Germany conducts machine connection to implement MES system at automotive supplier2019-12-09T10:50:22+00:00

Future-oriented Production IT: ATS Germany Regenerates Obsolete Visual Basic Programme

Purpose: Reimplementation of obsolete Visual Basic applications created by customer  Trainings in C# as well as Microsoft.Net technologies  Project Scope Programming of the required C# applications in collaboration with customer  In-house trainings at customer site  Solution Approach Customer-specific software development based on Microsoft.NET technologies  Results Future reliability of recently created applications for Windows 10  Customer enhanced long-term capabilities [...]

Future-oriented Production IT: ATS Germany Regenerates Obsolete Visual Basic Programme2019-12-05T09:47:41+00:00

Production- and Process-related monitoring for the manufacturing of dashboards (Track & Trace solution)

Purpose: Track individual tasks in production  Approve of components for further procedures by checking OK/NOK of previous procedures  Store safety-related process parameters for more than 10 years  Ensure only high-quality products are produced  Report on origins of individual sub-components for usage in complaint management  Produce shift reports including production quantities and scrap rates   Project scope Programming of required applications  Design and implementation of database models  Commissioning and assistance  Solution approach Customer-specific software development [...]

Production- and Process-related monitoring for the manufacturing of dashboards (Track & Trace solution)2019-12-05T09:43:41+00:00

Dimensional Quality Analysis at Swedish Electric Car Manufacturer

Purpose A Swedish electric car manufacturer wanted to ensure that components manufactured by its entire supply chain would fit together before they were shipped for final assembly. ATS CM4D was the clear choice for its feature-rich dimensional data collection, reporting and analysis and for the experience and knowledge that ATS brought to the table [...]

Dimensional Quality Analysis at Swedish Electric Car Manufacturer2019-11-25T13:37:58+00:00

Business Benefits: ATS Inspect in the Automotive Industry

13 business benefits of performing a digital transformation of your visual inspection processes in the Automotive Industry. It's Time for a Change If you're still recording inspection results on paper before entering it in a spreadsheet, or receiving quality reports when the information is no longer useful, then your visual inspection processes could probably do [...]

Business Benefits: ATS Inspect in the Automotive Industry2019-06-04T08:49:00+00:00

Digital Transformation of Quality Processes at US Automotive Manufacturer

Purpose This OEM customer, based in the US, needed to reduce the number of warranty claims they were receiving while also tackling the growing challenges of mass customization across the supply chain. To achieve this they wanted to carry out a digital transformation of their quality processes using a solution that would allow them to [...]

Digital Transformation of Quality Processes at US Automotive Manufacturer2020-02-26T08:03:26+00:00

ATS Delivers Semi-automated Production Line for a Car Components Manufacturer

Purpose Upgrade automation system for customer's production line The plant produced 70 different car variants. The semi-automated system had 29 independent stations and 2 conveyors equipped with 30 control PCs and 2 servers. Project Scope Design, development, assembly and remote/on-site support of production line. Production processes for assembly of components in different steps and stages [...]

ATS Delivers Semi-automated Production Line for a Car Components Manufacturer2019-08-28T13:35:32+00:00

ATS Integrates Collaborative Robots in Automotive Components Manufacturer

Purpose Automate material handling within existing thermocouple production cell There are 3 existing machines in the cell – cutting machine, drilling machine and striping machine. All machines are operated by one operator Save man power Project Scope Install 2 collaborative robots Design and build automatic thermocouple feeder Modify existing machines (electrical and mechanical) so that they [...]

ATS Integrates Collaborative Robots in Automotive Components Manufacturer2019-02-19T14:08:18+00:00