Product demand has become very difficult to predict amid today’s Covid-19 pandemic. The rapidly growing demand for medical and networking devices contrasts with drastic drops in other discretionary products. Supply chain strategies are in flux as well with companies departing from the traditional lean supply chains and now trying out various approaches for implementing local safety stock buffers. For plant managers, this has caused a significant problem. How can they fulfill customer orders when those orders are constantly changing? Join Jedrzej Halicki, Program Manager at Bright Machines, and discover how Smart Automation brings the flexibility to quickly reorganize production and be in a position to deliver on changing customer orders while also meeting cost targets.
What you’ll learn:
- To quickly reconfigure the production line to suit your current needs – thanks to modular hardware and easy programming
- Automation equipment can be repurposed moving it from less used lines to lines where it is needed the most
- Production capacity can be scaled up or down by adding or removing configurable robotic cells