To stay true to their vision and continue providing best-in-class quality standards, Aurora North America shifted into a lean production method with the help of the VKS Smart Manufacturing approach.
Born from a manufacturing company, we know how complex shop floor challenges can be. For this reason, helping migrate to digital work instructions and accommodate Aurora’s pain points was fast and straightforward.
Learning any new skill or trade takes time. But what if you could speed up your learning and gain in-depth knowledge in half the time? That’s exactly what happened to the carpentry program at the Chateauguay Valley Career Education Centre (CVCEC).
Unstoppable. That is one of Gerber’s famed taglines. It’s also one that perfectly sums up their manufacturing process since implementing VKS work instructions. To hit the ground running on its journey to becoming a lean manufacturer, Gerber turned to VKS to speed up its production and reduce waste.
ETE REMAN, a prominent member of the Manufacturing/ Automotive Aftermarket industry, started using VKS Pro in the summer of 2018 and has since successfully integrated it into their transmission remanufacturing plant. Located in the Milwaukee area, ETE REMAN is a producer of remanufactured automatic transmissions, which employs approximately 600 employees throughout its organization. Their commitment to their clients? To deliver remarkable customer service unmatched by others.
The face of manufacturing has changed dramatically since the start of Industry 4.0. McMaster University’s W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology (SEPT B.Tech.) has decided to follow suit by designing and developing a Learning Factory on its campus in Hamilton, Ontario. This modern facility plays an important role in workforce development and introduces students and industry trainees to IoT, IIoT, Cyber-Physical Systems, digital work instructions, and other Industry 4.0 concepts.
Being a competitive player in the Aerospace and Defence industry is no small feat. In an industry where actual lives are depending on the quality of your product, and where you need to be accountable for every piece of an assembly, meeting customer expectations and requirements can be a daunting task. Luckily, manufacturers can find solace in the new Smart Manufacturing technologies appearing in the wake of Industry 4.0. One such example is that of the renowned company ATM.
Scott Electronics is a successful contract manufacturer that builds cables and assemblies for various industries such as medical and homeland security. Operating in a high-mix low-volume environment, their focus lies within wire and cable harnessing. They also specialize in MRI technology, TSA equipment in airports, and many other products.
Clearpath Robotics, an innovative company that builds robots for the greater good, is enjoying the versatility of VKS, among other benefits.