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    High-speed screw-fastening system

    2014-10-24T11:16:41Z

    Engmatec offers a high-speed screw-fastening station for inline operation as part of an assembly line system. It uses a fastening method based on the pick-and-place principle incorporating vacuum suction units. It also includes a Mitsubishi Electric RP-5ADH robot with corresponding CR1D robot controller. The company claims this screw-fastening system ...

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    Goudriaan joined Bosal Group as their CEO

    2010-05-01T11:06:34Z

    Liege, Belgium – Emissions control equipment supplier Bosal Group has appointed Aad L Goudriaan as new CEO. Goudriaan joins the company from DAF Trucks, where he held various managerial positions before being appointed company president in 2004. Replacing Goudriaan at DAF is Harrie Schippers, who was previously the truckmaker’s ...

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    Quality kept under wraps

    2009-09-01T12:04:23Z

    A revolutionary paint protection system may have come at just the right time for OEMs, as WGI’s Ronald Green explains Demand and development Why post-paintshop? The solution – ‘cover in a can’ Applying the film – how much for the paintshop? Density and curing Removing the film The time is ...

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    Total turnkey paintshops in India

    2009-09-01T11:31:44Z

    As production grows rapidly in India, enterprising suppliers have come up with imaginative solutions to finishing system challenges Tata paintshop Rebuilding at Maruti Two wheeler space saving Trial painting trims ramp-up time India is one of the most exciting areas of automotive production in the world, with domestic and transplant ...

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    Summer of success at VW Sachsen

    2009-09-01T11:24:10Z

    When the carmaker needed complete reconstruction of two topcoat lines in the factory’s standard vacation period, it turned to Durr for paintshop building Tight schedule Heavy hauling Mission accomplished! With these two words, project manager Ralf Gildhorn announced on 12 August 2008 the successful end of the greatest summer reconstruction ...

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    Volkswagen opts for sustainable dry separation

    2009-09-01T11:17:54Z

    The German carmaker and its supplier partner drive their green manufacturing message abroad by opting for Dürr’s EcoDryScrubber system Supplier partner lead the way Up to 150,000 vehicles a year will roll off the production line at Volkswagen AG’s new plant at Chattanooga in the state of Tennessee, US from ...

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    Eco-efficient and agile

    2009-09-01T11:08:31Z

    Geico's Ali Reza Arabnia explains how it is working to revolutionise its customers’ paintshop operations and of his dream of total plant energy self-sufficiency Global expertise, local content Concentrating on core competence Balancing business with energy saving Dr. Arabnia manages to combine the zeal of an ecowarrior with the sharp ...

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    Mix and match and measure

    2008-09-01T15:12:09Z

    No more trial and error Problem solving The growing catalogue of effect paints now flooding the automotive market means matching and measuring colour is more of a challenge than ever. X-Rite has come up with a new tool which it says will make the job easier X-Rite has launched its ...

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    Snow-jet cleaning system

    2008-09-01T15:05:47Z

    System had to be reliable, above all Fast and flexible Optimum results with the patented cleaning head A subcontractor is using a CO 2 snow-jet cleaning system integrated into the manufacturing process, instead of a powerwash system to clean plastic parts for the motor vehicle industry. This reduces both ...

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    Plasma for the perfect finish

    2008-09-01T14:20:02Z

    Activating and cleaning surfaces Bonding to polymer Vehicle parts Corrosion protection If a brand is to score it needs to look good and this means that pre-treatment prior to the final surface coating is essential. One way to achieve this is through the high activation of surfaces using atmospheric pressure ...

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    Keeping down the costs

    2008-09-01T12:38:38Z

    New campus Energy savings Cost control Cool ideas Smaller booths Chemicals and coatings Paint-shop experts Dürr and Eisenmann are maintaining their position in the market during these difficult times by embracing the energy-saving and sustainable technolo gy When 90 per cent of your business is accounted for by one industry ...

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    Number of changes at the top managerial level in GHSP

    2007-09-01T12:15:37Z

    Grand Haven, MI. – Paul Doyle has been named as President and CEO of control systems supplier GHSP, succeeding Jerry Scott. Scott will remain with the company as Chairman. Jeff Smith has been named Chief Operating Officer, and Dan Fisher has been named Vice President of New Business Development ...

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    McElya is chairman of board of directors of OESA

    2007-01-01T16:06:07Z

    Troy, MI. – The Original Equipment Supplier Association has appointed Jim McElya, the CEO of Cooper-Standard Automotive, as chairman of its board. McElya was previously Vice Chairman. As CEO, McElya will lead OESA – made of 400 automotive suppliers with sales exceeding $300 billion – to address common concerns, ...