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SIM TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION – Case Studies
DISCOVERING THE POSSIBILITIES

Company: Visteon/Ford Electronics Manufacturing Corporation – Automotive Component Manufacturer
Product Used: Capacity Planning and Scheduling System
Objectives: Determine the following for the Instrument Cluster Assembly, Test, and Packaging operations:

  • Identify a more cost effective assembly and test method for the Instrument Cluster product families (in terms of equipment and personnel)
  • System throughput capability
  • Develop a system to include the Flexibility/Adaptability to accommodate changes in the production requirements
  • Improve floor space utilization

Results:

Phase I

  • Annual labor savings of $1,000,000
  • Annual facility savings of $60,000
  • Floor space savings of 10,000 sq.ft.

Phase II

  • Potential annual labor savings of $940,000
  • Potential floor space savings of 10,000 sq. ft.