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The traditional development cycles in the automotive industry are being redesigned, which means that Hirschmann Automotive has to make the production plants fit for industrialization.

The term "industrialization" has become an integral part of the vocabulary. But what exactly is it about? Industrialization is the specification, procurement, and integration of machines and production equipment required for series or pre-series production of an article.

Currently an independent industrialization team is being set up in Vsetín, Czech Republic. The advantage of having such a team in the production plant is that this gives the process development of the Divisions a direct contact person in the plant who takes into account the plant interests as well as the project-specific needs.

As a training basis, responsibility was taken on in Vsetín to supervise the industrialization of individual projects on the process development side. Some advantages have already been extracted from the first projects. In the future, the team will be able to provide plant-specific input in the Request for Quotation Process (RQP) and take over task packages as well as responsibilities in the Variant Management Process (VMP) and Product Development Process (PEP).

In order to actively support the process developers in the headquarter in Rankweil, work packages or even full-scale projects that are industrialized in the respective production plant are to be taken on in the future and accompanied in series production. The aim is to further develop and train the industrialization team.

Preparing the company for the future while remaining competitive – that is our mission.

Date:01.08.2022