At the Ford plant in Almussafes-Valencia, Spain, one of the most innovative factories in Europe, the brand produces several popular models, including the Kuga, Mondeo and S-Max. Ford produces 2,000 vehicles a day at its 300,000 sqm plant in Valencia. In a huge facility, the company successfully optimized its internal logistics with MiR Mobile Industrial Robots three autonomous mobile industrial robots. This will make our internal logistics more efficient, said Pepe Pérez, Communications Manager, Ford Spain.
With autonomous MiR, Ford has optimized the internal logistics of the body and press. They are delivered on time for continuous production.
Improve internal logistics “We are proud to be one of the most innovative factories in Europe and to be the pioneer in the use of collaborative robots for moving industrial materials.
MiR robots deliver on time At Ford, cars are made with a high degree of automation, with industrial robots playing a key role. In order for Ford's production to run smoothly, it is vital that new industrial and welding materials arrive on time at certain robot stations in the bodywork and extrusion industry. However, before installing MiR robots, this was done manually, which proved to be a value-added, repetitive and time-consuming task for Ford employees. That's why, a year and a half ago, Ford bought the first cooperative MiR100 autonomous robot that delivers parts to Ford's manufacturing plant...