Industry News Display
2019-01-04 Control Engineering
Automotive industries are addressing competitive challenges with automation-related upgrades. A review of some technologies being integrated and why follow.
By: Mark T. Hoske
Four system integrators are helping the automation industry improve its competitiveness with industrial automation. Below are some of the trends and technologies being applied in automotive industry manufacturing applications by JMP Solutions, Leidos, Polytron, and Wood.
JMP Solutions: The automotive sector seeks to improve productivity, increase product quality and deliver projects on time and on budget. Smarter implementations can improve production performance, quality, safety, and profitability. Automotive manufacturers, in a highly competitive market, seek consistent project delivery across multiple sites, quick adoption of technology, plant-to-plant best practice sharing, and project leadership and execution.
Automotive projects often require payback in fewer than 18 months. Projects require training so the team in place can understand and maintain the system.