Scope of the project included:

  • Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) Model line capacity expansion
  • New fixtures on Left Hand (LH), Right Hand (RH) and DASH LINE
  • Addition to robotics stations as per system requirement in the existing line to increase capacity


  • Siemens S7 PLC with Sinamics Drives
  • SCADA software for operator control
  • Logged data in an external device for data access, retrieval and analysis


  • Line capacity increased from 27 to 35 Jobs Per Hour (JPH)
  • Data login and production per hour details provided for LH, RH and DASH LINE stations
  • Improved line efficiency and capacity due to addition of fixtures and robotic stations
  • Reduction in maintenance cost as all critical alarms were installed