L.B. Foster was approached by IAC Group Limited to supply bespoke automated machines to assemble components and perform inspection checks on car door assemblies for the new Land Rover Discovery.
LB Foster has designed, installed and commissioned conveyors and transfer cars at three important stages of the production process. The first location is at the hitch assembly where they have created what is essentially a product cooling line between two welding stations.
Club has been able to increase output from its new distribution centre in Exeter to 100,000 calendars per day in the peak season leading up to Christmas.
Designed to transport gas cylinders of varying sizes in batches through the facility, the system has enabled the test centre to achieve a higher production rate and increased cost efficiencies.