SMC helps save weeks in production time for a leading print equipment manufacturer
02 September 2019
Reducing production lead times to successfully compete in a global marketplace is a challenge for many UK manufacturers. As the world market leader in pneumatic components and control systems, SMC has pioneered the very latest wireless technology to help their customers achieve a competitive advantage – amongst the beneficiaries a world-leading manufacturer of print finishing equipment.
The customer’s challenge was how to significantly reduce production lead time to match that of their competitors, without compromising quality and the ability to tailor every machine to individual customer specifications.
SMC achieved this thanks to their EX600 Integrated (I/O) Serial Interface that simplifies the whole production system, from component ordering to machine assembly and testing. Which has delivered a dramatic increase in production throughput and turnover.
Read the full article in the September issue of DPA.
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