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  • 01_The new Amarok production facility in Quito (Ecuador)
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    Volkswagen Amarok production starts in Ecuador

    2017-09-13T16:14:52Z

    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles says FISUM, its local contract partner in Ecuador, has started production of the new Amarok pick-up truck model at a facility in Quito. It is the first-ever production of VW vehicles in the South American country. The complete knock down (CKD) parts for production are being sourced ...

  • Axel van het Kaar Ford ALEurope
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    Europe conference: how to manage more with less in plants

    2016-03-22T15:02:03Z

    Axel Van Het Kaar, Ford Complex, varied and flexible inbound supply chains increasingly require sophisticated handling and line-feeding processes in plants. In Europe, where carmakers often face space constraints, particularly at older plants in western Europe, there has been more of a focus on developing in-plant strategies that can ...

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    Focus on Spain part 2: A platform for reorganisation

    2015-12-22T08:01:35Z

    Renault has integrated the Alliance's CMF architecture in Palencia, and is ramping up kitting to handle an increased number of parts . The introduction of an all-new vehicle architecture into a plant can be a fraught experience at the best of times, but when it is accompanied by the need ...