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CASE STUDY

Scrap Steel Bale Stacking at BMW Swindon

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16% reduction in takt time

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Safer working environment for workers

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Less damage done to steel bins

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Installation Time

1 week

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Business Problem

BMW Swindon invested in robotics for their scrap steel process

BMW Swindon ensured a 16% reduction in time for their steel bale stacking process, ans created a better environment for staff. The plant were dealing with issues of damage being done to steel bins, due to 200kg cubes being dropped from a height.

BMW Swindon invested in robotics for their scrap steel process image

Scrap steel bales weighing over 200kg were dropped 2m into a scrap bin.

Scrap steel bales weighing over 200kg were dropped 2m into a scrap bin.

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