Manufacturing Case Studies

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Graphic Packaging International

Graphic Packaging International is the leading provider of paperboard packaging solutions, including folding cartons and specialty bag packaging. The company serves a widely-recognized customer base from Kellogg’s and Betty Crocker to Kimberly-Clark and MillerCoors. Bastian was tasked with designing and implementing a unique palletizing solution that optimized the company's manual palletizing process.

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Manufacturing Case Studies

AAP St. Marys System Illustration

AAP St. Marys

AAP St. Mary's was founded in 1988. A division of Hitachi Metals, Ltd., they are a supplier for Honda, Ford, Subaru, Nissan, and Toyota. AAP produces wheels from 15" to 22" in diameter.

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ACH System Illustration

Automotive Components Holdings, LLC. Milan

ACH Milan is a holding company created by Ford Motor Company that supplies parts to Ford's Assembly plants. The Milan facility in Michigan receives orders for new production lines to manufacture fuel tanks and bumper fascias.

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Aeroquip System Illustration

Aeroquip

Aeroquip Corporation, a major manufacturer of hose and fittings, recently consolidated thirteen U.S. distribution centers down to only two. To accommodate the increased order volume, a new highly automated facility was built in Van Wert, Ohio.

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Amtrak System Illustration

Amtrak

Amtrak provides intercity passenger rail service to more than 500 destinations on a 21,000-mile route system. Amtrak's facility in Bear, Delaware is responsible for the vital repair and upgrade work performed on all AM-FLEET passenger cars in the Northeastern Corridor.

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Berry Plastics System Illustration

Berry Plastics

Berry Plastics manufactures and distributes prescription vials for several drigstore chains and superstores.

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Graphic Packaging System

Graphic Packaging

Graphic Packaging International is the leading provider of paperboard packaging solutions, including folding cartons and specialty bag packaging. The company serves a widely-recognized customer base from Kellogg’s and Betty Crocker to Kimberly-Clark and MillerCoors. Bastian was tasked with designing and implementing a unique palletizing solution that optimized the company's manual palletizing process.

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International Paper System

International Paper

International Paper is the largest North American converter of paperboard for beverage packaging and a major supplier of beverage packing equipment. International Paper continues to lead the industry in innovative and proprietary developments.

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Johnson Controls DE System Illustration

Johnson Controls | Middletown, Delaware

Johnson Controls is a global leader in automotive, building efficiency and power solutions; the company provides batteries for automobiles and hybrid electric vehicles, along with systems engineering and service expertise.

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Rexam System Illustration

Rexam

Rexam is a leading beverage products maker and one of the global leaders in rigid plastic packaging. They produce on average 55 billion beverage products each year in over 50 plants.

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Roark System Illustration

Roark

Roark has been creating custom fabrication and metal works for the aerospace, science, and energy industries for over 60 years. The company is based out of Brownsburg, IN.

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Robotic Machine Tending w/Deburring

Robotic Machine Tending with Deburring

Bastian Solutions implemented a robotic machine tending cell with deburring for a world leader in the supply of axles, driveshafts, and transmissions. The system greatly increased throughput and vastly improved the ergonomic conditions in the facility.

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Boeing Freezer Vertical Lift

The Boeing Company

Bastian Solutions created a custom vertical lift module to hold 20 trays of composite parts for The Boeing Company. The final solution included a two tower vertical lifting system with a custom, pivoting carriage between the two towers.

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Tower Automotive System Illustration

Tower Automotive

Since their beginning in 1993, Tower Automotive has focused on acquiring three key components in order to become leaders in their field: cutting edge technical capabilities, the best in leadership, and a broad product range.

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Trace Die Cast System Illustration

Trace Die Cast

Trace Die Cast is a Tier One and Tier Two supplier of high quality aluminum die castings for the automative industry. Customers can turn to Trace, not only for high quality castings, but also prototype development, design assistance, mold flow analysis, machining, assembly, and secondary finishing.

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