Ford Motor Company chooses ATS Global for Quality System for Door Closure


  • Improve the visibility of the car door closure quality management
  • Enhance traceability by the vehicle identification number
  • Create an error-proof quality and production system
  • Support lean six sigma implementation
  • Optimize the repair cost

Project Scope

  • Provide solution for gap and flush measurement system at the car doors
  • Enhance connectivity with the execution level
  • Automatic assignment of repair tasks based on faults/ errors identified
  • Analyse and control critical-to-quality indicators relating to body performance

Solution Approach

  • Created a simple visual guidance solution supported by complex algorithm to support gap and flush measurement
  • Vehicles with low performance are automatically blocked from shipment
  • All relevant data governing the lean six sigma initiatives and critical-to-quality indicators were intelligently collected relating to body performance

Systems & Tools

  • ATS ADOS suite of products

The Results

On an average, it took just 2 seconds to measure each section

100% visualization of the door closure performance

Support in process improvement initiatives due to availability of statistical data

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