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For a long time material handling systems such as Flexpipe, were known only by the automotive industry and later became popular in the aerospace industry. Today more and more industries have started to adopt the pipe and joint systems as they have quickly improved productivity and efficiency. We are proud of our customer’s projects and we want to show you what the best in their fields have accomplished with our help.
If you are still hesitating about implementing a modular handling system in your business and if you are looking for examples in your area of expertise or to just understand what worked for others here are some case studies crafted by our team for you!
Lumenpulse designs, develops, builds, and sells LED lighting solutions intended for commercial, institutional, and urban environments. The exponential growth of the company’s activities brought about the need to move its facilities. Discover the reasons which led to the implementation of a modular tube and joint system in the entire production area — and more! Estimated reading time: 4 minutes.
Cogeco's technical distribution center in Burlington, Ontario is one of Canada’s drop-off points for Internet modem and cable device repair. In 2011, the company's management carried out a Kaizen Blitz to improve the efficiency of its device repair process. The process was indeed challenging but did have the desired outcome! Estimated reading time: 5 min.
Robinson Innovations’s role is to reduce the overstock of parts used by Bombardier for construction of metro cars, light rail vehicles, trams, and commuter rail cars. Learn more about how they reduced defects with a modular solution they've seen at Bombardier's Thunder Bay plant.
In the manufacturing sector, buying custom workstations from a catalog can be very expensive and, sometimes, the structures can’t even be reused for other purposes on the production floor. For this reason, Minus Forty began using a modular system a few years ago. However, who knew the entire factory would be using it a short time later!
HP is one of the world leaders in manufacturing digital printing presses, so it was only fitting that Heritage Solutions would want to acquire some of the latest and greatest equipment that the manufacturer had to offer. However, upon installation, Heritage Solutions was faced with one big problem – the printing presses didn’t adapt well to the company’s current workflow.
Automotive suppliers traditionally need to have a vast inventory of products and components on hand so they can alter their production lines in short order to deliver the products their customers need. Because of this, material handling solutions are extremely important.
Siemens Canada is a century-old company which specializes in electrification, automation, and digitalization. Over time, it had become increasingly clear that the organizational system at the facility was not working to its full potential. Read on to learn how implementing a lean philosophy brought about more streamlined operations and increased ergonomics in the workplace. Estimated reading time: 3.5 min.
HRE Performance Wheels designs and manufactures forged aluminum alloy wheels for racing, performance & luxury cars and SUVs. Based in San Diego, California, HRE’s operations in their 30,000 square-foot factory cover everything from forging to powder coat painting in-house.
Hologic's floor layout was flawed, and this became particularly evident when the company moved production lines from one building to another and space became a major issue. Read on to learn how a modular material handling system helped Hologic increase its production efficiency by 25%. Estimated reading time: 5 min.
Digital printing is a sophisticated technology – just as is the case with most advanced technologies, there are other factors that need to be accounted for upon its implementation.
Road workers of Blainville were using a pickup truck box for transporting signal pannels from a construction site to another. Despite appearances, this solution wasn't the most efficient and ergonomic one.
Safran Landing Systems, a world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems, wanted to find a way to reduce the costs of its storage systems. Read on to see how they were able to cut the cost by more than 40% thanks to the modular pipe and joint system.
When Air 2000 was acquired by the Aldes Group in 2010, the company was renamed Aldes Canada. It subsequently moved to a 35 000-sq. ft. facility and took advantage of the opportunity to upgrade its equipment. To respond to the growing demand for its products, the company’s goal was to double its production in its new location and become an excellence center thanks to research and development projects for the Aldes Group. Estimated reading time: 4 min.
Back in 2012, WATERAX's Montreal facility made plans to adopt a new floor layout, but there was a lot of old equipment that needed to be swapped out or changed. The company decided that it needed to adopt a material handling system in order to produce this new adaptable floor layout that it desired as a means of improving its efficiency and its organization. Estimated reading time: 4 min.