Our FASTEMS flexible manufacturing system (FMS) allows us to react quickly to changes. Repeat jobs are ideal for this system. That’s because we’ve already done the programming and tool setting in advance and have stored it in the FMS. We also leave the fixturing set up on dedicated pallets and the tools are left in the tool magazines so that they are available the next time the job needs to run. This gives us the flexibility to be ready to start, modify or extend a project with very short notice. That means there’s no need to tie up space and money with inventoried parts.
The FMS offers multiple benefits including: