Automated Production Ltd held an event to raise money for the Trussell Trust in memory of David Newman. David, a long-standing team member, sadly passed away after a short illness at the beginning of October last year. Continue Reading
Humans make mistakes, and these mistakes can cause defective products.
Poka Yoke, also known as mistake-proofing, is a technique for avoiding simple human errors at work. The idea was originally developed in the 1960s by Shigeo Shingo who was one of the IE engineers at Toyota.
Poka Yoke’s are mechanisms used to eliminate errors by effectively making it impossible to make mistakes in a given process. And they can be used everywhere. Continue Reading
APL have recently designed and developed an automotive Poka Yoke assembly machine. The semi-automated system assembles 4 variants of Fuel Tanks, and performs automatic flash testing and leak testing on the assemblies. Continue Reading
A leading global supplier of automotive components and systems has approached APL to design and develop semi-automated machinery to assemble and test a special range of automotive component assemblies. Continue Reading