TITLE

North West Region

PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Management Services;Sep2002, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the introduction of new automation equipment at the Dexion Ltd has given the company a powerful 100 increase in production capability. The company has invested some 1.1 million pounds to install 20 new high-technology robotic handling systems at its manufacturing plant as part of a continuing push towards high-quality, fast-turnaround, customer-focused production. The key benefits of this new system are said to include better quality wields increased reliability, economical gas, power and wire consumption and improved product quality, resulting in faster installation on-site. The technology employed also means improved production management through a Management Information System which is linked to both production lines, as well as improved fault-finding as a result of integral system diagnostics.
ACCESSION #
12145258

 

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