“Automotive supplier Decoma GmbH of Sulzbach, Germany was preparing to install two new production lines for handling its Chrysler PT Cruiser and Audi A4 convertible vehicles. Previously the company employed linear units for production of other bumpers which utilized much valued floor space.
“We needed a more flexible handling solution that would provide higher repeatability, shorter cycle times and continuous operation as we were running three shifts, six days a week,” said Dietmar Hurth, Industrial Engineer for Decoma GmbH. “We needed a solution that would cover handling the car bumpers and sill covers after the injection molding process was complete as well as removing the film gates from the sill covers.”"
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