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Automakers Can Capture Production Data to Produce Better Cars
10/10/2013

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Cabe Atwell
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Re: Using the data
Cabe Atwell   1/20/2014 5:46:38 PM
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Efficiency in the automotive industry, especially on the line, is key in reducing costs that the industry can't afford to lose at this point. Very good article.

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GregGiles   10/14/2013 11:27:44 AM
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Thank you, Rob. It is indeed nice to see this trend. Seeing this data tie-in show a proven track record of quality and through-put improvements has also helped to push standardization of process across Enterprise as well. Exciting times, indeed!

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Using the data
Rob Spiegel   10/11/2013 1:51:00 AM
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Nice article, Greg. It's good to see the automakers are utilizing the data on the line. We're seeing more and more of this in manufacturing, and it's making automation increasingly efficient.

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