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Profitable and Flexible CNC Manufacturing in the Automotive Industry

Automating the CNC manufacturing of special automotive industry parts makes production profitable and flexible at the same time. Automation enables high spindle hours and resource utilization, fast and reliable lead times, constant quality, full traceability and proactive production planning for flexibility even when facing sudden changes. Want to know how? Download our CNC automation guide from below!

Fastems is the leading supplier of CNC automation solutions for variable batch manufacturing. We’re an open-integrator with over 40 years and 4000 systems worth of experience – many of them in the automotive industry. We integrate your CNC machines and supportive processes to one highly productive unit operated with our industry-leading MMS control.

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The ‘What’, ‘Why’ and ‘How’ of Automation

Take a look on the typical applications, the production challenges, automation benefits and the best practices around automation below to understand the relevance of automation for the automotive industry.

CNC Automation Applications Include Parts for:

  • Heavy vehicles (e.g. truck engines or axels)​
  • Sportscars (e.g. engine blocks and heads)​
  • Motorbikes​
  • Re-creational vehicles (e.g. go-kart car parts)​
  • Electric vehicles​
  • General automotive subcontracting

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Production Challenges and Automation Benefits:

  • More customization and amount of variants​
  • Shorter lead times and planning horizon​
  • Costs & tied capital reduction​
  • Demand variance​
  • Traceability needs​
  • Availability of workers​
  • Constant quality

See How Automation Helps With The Challenges

Automate Production – Not Just Movement

Learn how to get the most out of your CNC machines and other equipment in the automotive industry. Apply batch production automation best practices summarized below:

  1. Stabilize and integrate manufacturing process steps
  2. Automate physical part transfers throughout the value chain
  3. Benefit from automated, intelligent production planning software

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Solution Finder

You can browse and filter our automation solutions for the automotive industry by using our solution finder below. The filtering can be used based on the machine tool process type; quantity of machines; typical batch size, and whether or not pallet automation is needed.

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Next steps? Download the Guide for CNC Automation!

If you are under consideration on how to reduce cost per unit, cut down setup costs, increase unmanned production or reduce WIP or inventory, this guide is the one to download.


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