TE Connectivity (Belgium)
TE Connectivity (Belgium)

“Thanks to a high level of automation and digital optimization, we were able to re-balance operator activities reaching maximum efficiency.”

TE Connectivity (Belgium)

Mr. Geert Engelrelst, Digital Factory Leader Automotive EMEA

TE Connectivity (Belgium)

TE CONNECTIVITY is a global technology and manufacturing company producing connectivity and sensor solutions for transportation and industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and home applications. With more than 75 years of leading technology, the company serves customers in more than 150 countries. TE Connectivity has about 100 global Manufacturing and Engineering Centres and employs 78.000 people worldwide of which 7.000 engineers.

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Product & containers

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Electrical components packed into boxes

Challenge

  • Increase material handling capacity without additional manufacturing cost
  • Improve packaging quality
  • Increase operator ergonomics

Solution

  • Automated single touch change-over
  • Remote ordering of boxes (via web application)
  • Combination of gluing and taping 3 different box sizes

Result

  • Automated box forming and gluing process
  • Reduction of total manufacturing cost
  • High quality packaging process which allows remote ordering on box level