Specific and Flexible

High tech products require high tech production methods. For a production facility of four-wheel drive luxury automobiles one of our customers required an integrated solution for the heating of bores during assembly. Their simple and clear description of the request: “We want a gradual, uniform, quick and silent heating method for our gears and synchro groups.”

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Robust technology for a controlled process

We visited a production facility of ZF in Lommel, Belgium. At this enormous facility, the company produces gearboxes for wind turbines. Man-sized wheels, gears, planetary gears, all components for a very high demanding application. The quality of these components is vital, more so here than in many other industries. Recall operations or failure are unthinkable (more…)