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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!
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 focuses on innovation; the company is always looking for continuous improvement of its operating techniques. When it became clear that the organizational system at RUGGEDCOM was not working to its full potential, the company's managers decided to intervene and explore more viable solutions.
HRE Design’s 3-piece wheel kit requires up to 12 pieces to complete a 4-wheel set (inside, outside, and rim). The main issue was the separation of the inner and outer rim sections of a wheelset at different stages during the 13-hour average production time.
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. As a result, Hologic was forced to rethink how it organized and arranged certain things - and time wasn't exactly on the company's side.
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.
Traditionally, public works employees relied on a truck’s bin to carry signage to and from the installation site. While carrying out the task this way may seem practical, it was anything but.
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 bought by Aldes France and became Aldes Canada, a problem arose. Aldes Canada elected to move its installations to a bigger plant and it thereby needed a structure system that was flexible enough to meet their changing requirements.
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