Detroit Demo Center Grand Opening!
VAHLE Inc. is pleased to announce the official grand opening of the all new VAHLE DETROIT DEMO CENTER (DDC) in Detroit, Michigan. This state of the art facility is ideally located in the Detroit’s industrial automotive region near important customers such as Ford, GM & FCA.
Headed by Steve Scarpaci, VAHLE’s Assembly Automation Mar-ket Manager, the DDC offers specialized local support for this important market.
The grand opening event took place on September 15th 2016, customers from various automobile manufacturers and their suppliers were on hand to watch the official ribbon cutting ceremony as the VAHLE-DETO demo was unveiled.Afterwards a Q&A session and live demos took place with management from VAHLE Inc. and VAHLE GmbH present. The VAHLE DDC is the latest step in VAHLE’s commitment to the assembly automation market and we thank all those in attendance for this important event.
Live Demo for Hands-on Experience
The highlight of the DDC is the VAHLE-DETO demo that runs on a scale EMS line with steel work by FATA Automation. This fully operational demo showcases VAHLE’s U10 conductor bar for power, Mini-SMG for data transfer, APOS Optic for absolute positioning and VAHLE-DETO for control.The system operates two “vehicles” that are fully automated to simulate an operational EMS line. Transfers and track switches are also shown for additional real world application. Visitors of the DDC can view the system in operation and get hands on experience with each of its components.
Future expansion plans for the DDC include a VAHLE contactless Power Supply demo system for AGVs. For more information on VAHLE’s solutions for the Assembly Automation and any other market, contact VAHLE at 713-465-9796.