Shopfloor Equipment Integration at a New Automotive Plant in Mexico

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Purpose

  • Required a quick and easy connection between shopfloor equipment and their quality and reporting systems.
Purpose

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.
Project scope

Solution Approach

  • List all equipment needing connections to quality system.
  • Collect and analyse sample files/data from the equipment.
  • Design and implement solution in test environment and provide sample inputs.
  • Roll-out/replicate solution into production systems.
Solution Approach

The Results

  • All required equipment is now connected through ATS Bus, allowing them to connect new equipment to their systems without any further development, reducing their installation costs.
  • Improvements in system communication has decreased their time-to-production implementation.
  • The plant is a collaboration between three automotive producers and ATS Bus has been the main tool that has allowed them to communicate between their different production systems and equipment.
Results

Systems, Tools & Services Expertise

  • ATS BUS, File watcher, SQL Server 2016
Tools

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