Sorion Electronics, a Birmingham based electronic engineering company, offered a rare and insightful chance for businesses within the automotive and manufacturing sectors to take a look behind the scenes at the very latest in cutting edge “Industry 4.0” process control and electrical test technologies.
Sorion design, engineer and manufacture some of the most advanced electrical test and assembly process control solutions for the automotive and manufacturing industries and customers include Antolin Interiors, Aston Martin, Bentley, BMW, DAF, Denso, Dyson, Honda, Inter Automotive, Jaguar, Johnson Controls, KAB Seating, Lamborghini, Lear, Land Rover, Nissan, Prodrive, Rolls-Royce, Toyota and ZF-TRW.
The technology open day included a series of seminars which demonstrated how manufacturing businesses can maximise the potential of shop floor process control, electrical testing and how they can fully utilise build data to maximise efficiencies. There were also technical demonstrations which gave attendees the opportunity to discover the very latest developments in Sorion’s control, traceability and reporting software as well as their bespoke test equipment.
Commercial Director, Steve Hayes, commented: “Sorion has been a pioneer in engineering the automation and exchange of data in manufacturing technologies through utilising, what is now commonly known as, Industry 4.0. Technology. The open day provided an opportunity for visitors to gain valuable insight into Industry 4.0 as well as enabling them to see first hand how our software is developed and how our equipment is designed, engineered and manufactured. Visitors also met with our employees and saw first hand the results of our recent investment in our new design office and manufacturing facility.”
The technology open day had over 50 people attend and was held on 15th September 2016 at Sorion Electronics’ premises in the Magreal Industrial Estate, Freeth Street, Ladywood, Birmingham, B16 0QZ.