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Login He was returning from a day trip to Japan where he had visited factories of Ionians and Mazda as well as a number of their parts suppliers. He had Joined Sundown inshortly after Operators had bought the company from Its founders.
Sundown was part of Operators Components, one of nine Operators business groups. Operators Components comprised six companies manufacturing sophisticated wood, wood fiber, and plastic molded components for the automotive and engineering industries.
Insales were Sir million. Major markets were in the USA and the Nordic countries. The Company — Sundown A. Sundown, with headquarters at Save, a small village in the Guttenberg metropolitan area is the second largest of the Operators Components companies with of Sir million in Sundown was founded in and at the time of the acquisition by Operators In manufactured a line of Interior trim primarily for Volvo.
Products Included door panels, floor lids and rear shelves. Lars not only felt pressure from corporate management to improve performance, but there was also increasing pressure from Volvo and from competition.
Volvo had introduced its series of automobiles to replace the popular series, and it had proved to be more successful than even Volvo had anticipated Production and forecasted volumes for the and series are given in Figure 2.
A floor lid is fitted into the compartment behind the rear passenger seat in the Volvo Series station wagon. It provides a rigid flat surface for carrying loads. See Figures 3 and 4.
Average weekly requirements in were expected to approach 1, units. To achieve this, he had hired an additional 20 people at the beginning of August and established three shift operations on a numerically controlled milling machine used to shape plywood parts. The gluing machine had proved particularly troublesome and had increased rejects.
Recent causes of the rejects included seeping through the carpeting that covered the plywood forms. Volvo had also rejected a shipment of floor lids due to differences in the shade of carpeting covering the four separate pieces which made up a floor lid.
Such difficulties could not have come a worse time, when Lars was already concerned y the world-wide trend of major manufacturers in the automobile industry to rely on fewer suppliers.
He knew that Toyotawhich industry observers continually cited for its productivity gains, relied on only suppliers, while Volvo had over This manufacturer was a potential competitor with the capability to supply series floor lids to the Ghent plant where the series 5-door model was being produced.
Indeed, Sundown was finding it difficult to meet the increased demand from Ghent for the series floor lids. The lid is comprised of four separate units. The front unit is composed of two sections hinged in the centre.
The uppermost section is split in two and can be opened when the back of either rear assenter seat is folded forward, which also increases the load carrying area. The rear unit is also hinged to gain access to the storage compartments.
Two removable panels which fit left and right of the rear wheels complete the lid. The floor lid is covered with carpeting that matches the interior decor. InVolvo offered its customers four different color choices beige, blue, black and burgundy and two different types of carpeting needle felt and tufted.
Material Requirements The material requirements for a complete floor lid are given in Figure 5. Each lid is manufactured from shaped plywood sections. The three section comprising the front unit are hinged together as are the two sections comprising the rear unit.
In addition plastic parts for the handle and vents, appropriate steel fasteners and fixtures, as well as carpeting are required. Most production operations are carried out at Save. The save Site The Save site is shown in Figure 6.
After being received and inspected, plywood blanks, pre-cut carpeting, sweetmeats, fasteners and fixtures are stored as raw trial and parts inventory in two separate locations.
The rectangular plywood blanks are obtained from a Finnish supplier. Because of the length of time required to make tool, Gig and fixture changes, parts are manufactured in batches of approximately The shaped plywood section are stored on pallets before being painted Operation 2. These studs serve as anchors for the rivets used to attach the various fixtures in the final assembly operation.
Again, the sections are re-stacked on pallets and taken by forklift truck to the tent for storage. Ultimately, the pallets are removed from storage and, in Operation 5, the sections are hinged to form the front and rear units respectively.Comment by ennui Some other immediate benefits (other than the insignia reward quests) include a +resist shoulder enchant available from the AD vender and a whole array of Frost Resist gear learnable inside Naxxramas and needed for later encounters in Naxxramas.
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