Preconfigured Systems Help Assembler Get to Market Faster

September 2009
Assembly;Sep2009, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p8
An interview with Howie Speiden, application manager at Sortimat in Schaumburg, Illinois, is presented. When asked about the challenges in building the Spaceline automated assembly line system which was commissioned to manufacture a pharmaceutical device, he states that the most challenging part was to develop a high-performance system which had been achieved thorough planning. He mentions that Sortimat's standard practice is to verify the success of an operation following execution.


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