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24-25 September 2019 Graz/Austria

Assembly Engineering

Insight @ Magna Steyr 2019

Agile and smart: Complete vehicle manufacturing at Magna Steyr

including guided tour of the Jaguar I-PACE/E-PACE assembly and Mercedes-Benz G class production


Tuesday, 24 September 2019

8.30h Welcome and conference introduction
Katharina Röder, Automotive Circle, DE
8.45h Welcome and introduction to the plant
N.N., Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik, AT
9.00h Challenges for a contract manufacturer in vehicle assembly
Thomas Heinzle, Andreas Tenner, Christian Fellner, Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik, AT
10.00h New Modularity: Manufacturing Process for Complete Vehicles
Harald Zachnegger, Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik, AT
10.30h Coffee & contacts
Integration of electric vehicles
11.00h Next-generation process design for C.A.S.E. (Conneted, autonomous, shared & electric) - implement diversity with minimum loss
Tamotsu Yamada, Hiroki Furuichi, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., JP
11.30h Flexible, modular assembly technologies for smart integration of electric vehicles and autonomous driving
Ulrich Grimm, Dürr Systems AG, DE
12.00h Digital manufacturing for electrical vehicles
Can Baran, Melike Selvi, Ford Otosan, TR
12.30h Lunch break
14.00h Live polls
Smart Factory: New approaches in digital planning, production and logistics
14.15h From digital planning and ramp-up to operations - Innovative project management with Smart Objects
Timur Ripke, COMAN Software GmbH, DE; Robert Stadler, TMS Turnkey Manufacturing Solutions GmbH, AT
14.45h Simulation-based sequence optimization in synchronized variant flow production in the automotive industry
Dr. Lothar März, Stremler AG, DE
15.15h Coffee & contacts
15.45h Lightweight robotics in vehicle assembly - concepts and possibilities for economic application
Uwe Neugebauer, Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik, AT
16.15h EPaper in the production of BMW Group: How digital labeling supports logistics and assembly processes efficiently and flexibly
Ramona Sonnauer, BMW Group, DE
16.45h Standardization of conveyor systems as the basis for digital automotive assembly
Georg Marchgraber, Siemens AG, AT
17.15h Automatic picking as a further chance to increase the performance of logistics
Malte Günther, Ingenics AG, DE
17.45h End of day 1
18.30h Departure for the Networking Night at the "Schlossberg" restaurant
Enjoy the evening with your international colleagues on the famous Schlossberg with an impressive view of Graz.
Departure to hotel Ramada

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

8.30h Departure from Hotel Ramada to the guided tour
9.00h Guided tour of the Magna Steyr plant Graz
The Magna Steyr plant in Graz opens its doors for you - experience exclusive insights into the assembly of the Jaguar I-PACE/E-PACE and the Mercedes G-Class production on a guided tour through the plant!
12.45h Departure to Hotel Ramada
13.15h Lunchbreak
14.15h Tightening quality improvement activity at assembly plants
Taika Okabe, Shaan Noronha, Toyota Motor Corporation, JP
14.45h "Zero Waste" workshops - small changes add up to huge results!
Betty Cherian-Oddo, Christoph Meyer, Ford-Werke GmbH, DE
15.15h The way of e.GO Mobile AG
Dr. Stephan Krumm, e.GO Mobile AG, DE
15.45h Farewell and end of conference
Katharina Röder, Automotive Circle, DE

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Katharina Röder

Katharina Röder

Automotive Circle
T +49 511 9910-315


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Mareike Bäumlein

Mareike Bäumlein

Senior Event Manager
Automotive Circle
T +49 511 9910-383


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