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Customer

A world-class automotive supplier of precision-machined powertrain and brake components for automotive OEM’s and Tier 1 suppliers, with over 3000 employees, active over 3 continents with plants in Belgium, China, Brazil, Romania, …

Challenges

  • From industry 4.0 principles to realizable concepts
  • Change management in a non-stable environment (volume changes)
  • Smart Factory Concept Design for operations, maintenance, quality, engineering & logistics
  • Operationalize the concept
  • System & tools selections
  • Implementation pilot line in Belgium

Solution

  • Project management & PMO
  • Expertise & concept design
  • Translate concept in the operating model: what will work for VCST?
  • System selection advisory
  • Change management, including communication, training,…
  • Pilot implementation support

 

Results

Smart Factory concept design

Pilot line full transformation

Implementation potation indicating +10% EBIDTA win

Empowerment of the people

IoT system & shopfloor systems successfully implemented

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