For the automobile manufacturer Mercedes Benz, the task was to plan and implement a body shell plant for the Z1 underbody for the C-Class in Bremen, Tuscaloosa (USA) and East London (South Africa). In this turnkey project, particular attention was paid to compliance with the milestones in order to achieve the highest possible degree of planning reliability.
The tasks included:
Simultaneous engineering planning and preparation of specifications for all locations
Implementation and detailed planning during the 3D engineering phase in all three plants
On-site launch support by planners in Bremen and Tuscaloosa
Joint cost walk with the customer to achieve the budget targets
Use of the special joining methods Robscan, HSN, clinching, FDS and Impact