Automotive

Automated Solutions for Automotive Manufacturing & Distribution

Staying up to date on the latest technology, trends and safety standards is vital in the automotive industry. From automated solutions for component manufacturing and vehicle assembly to tire and wheel handling, we have the experience to maximize the efficiency and safety of your facility while complying with regulations and labor challenges. Our client versatility, in automotive and beyond, means we bring you the innovation needed to resolve your operational challenges.

As an independent integrator and following a brand-agnostic philosophy, Bastian Solutions embraces customization in manufacturing and distribution. Working with a variety of materials, weights, and dimensions, we know how important it is to adhere to evolving safety standards. The growing electric vehicle market adds a new challenge. Our custom automation solutions play a large role in developing ergonomic environments, as well as taking on the heavy lifting. 

Bastian Solutions’ turnkey supply chain software can integrate with host ERP systems for a seamless operation. Our warehouse execution and control system software is unique and allows for versatility; giving you complete access and visibility to your full operation.

 

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AAP St. Mary's

custom designed automated tire stacker

Tire & Wheel Handling

Industry Challenges

The automotive industry faces challenges in a facet of areas that extend beyond the products themselves. Those include:

  • Flexibility to manufacture shorter or mixed runs
  • Increased trends towards smaller, faster orders
  • Labor cost and scarcity
  • Industry-unique products
  • Frequently updated safety standards
  • Shipping and transportation costs, domestic and global
  • Equipment utility costs
  • Investment in machinery
  • Fewer greenfield facilities
  • Complex visibility to the full operation
  • Electrical vehicle growth
 
Robotic Machine Tending

Considerations

To best optimize your space and processes, consider your:

  • Products’ size and weight
  • On-site storage needs
  • Product (SKU) variety and volume
  • Product, warehouse and employee safety requirements and regulations (OSHA)
  • Software support and integration
  • Labor support – ergonomics, hours, reliability
  • Location footprint and growth opportunity
  • System integration with ERP
 
Robotic palletizing

Solutions

Our custom equipment and systems can be tailored to match your specific products, dimensions and workflows.

 
L-Cart Custom AGV Kit

Projects

  • Michelin
  • Bridgestone
  • Continental Tires
  • Goodyear Tires
  • Pirelli

 

  • ZF
  • Gestamp
  • Plastic Omnium
  • Yapp
  • Brose
 
Robotic Tire Stacking


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