The core business of Global Automation and, at the same time, the highest% of turnover is linked to the automotive sector - machines for car glass;
Global Automation has a great experience also in general purpose industrial automation and its experience is also related to the following industrial sectors:
Realization of complete automated processing lines related to the application of the third glass processing for the automotive market
(Conveyors, component application systems, assembly cells);
Realization of automated work station integrated within the steel production process with the aim of reducing production
waste due to the oxidation of the profiles downstream of the galvanizing and palletizing process.
TEXTILE PRODUCTION PLANT
Realization of automated work station to dedicated cutting areas aimed to reduce operators’ risks related to manual cutting operation.
PRECISION MECHANICS AND MOLDS
Realization of 3D molds with CAD-CAM Engineering and design.
PRODUCT life cycle
In order to respect customer’s requirements and needs , we follow a “stage & gate” model both to realize our product and to develop customer’s project.
The following flow represents our standard operational road map for moving product from idea (design) to realization.
The effort is divided into distinct stages separeted by management decision gates.
Cross functional teams complete activities in each stage in order to obtaining management approval (internal or external one) and to proceed to the next stage of project development.
The most classic Stage & gate approach is used by GA to define the macro project phases. The gates in this case are decisional moments in which the team understands if necessary to
proceed according to the initial ideas or if to change course and identify more efficient alternative solutions.
The type of activity and above all the dynamic context in which GA operates in recent years has pushed the organization to adopt the guidelines of the
AGILE mode that are used within each of the individual phases / sprints described as follows.
In the Study phase, for example, the identification of the needs of operators, as future users of automated stations, is managed by
defining USER STORIES in order to build their experience as operators and build the machine according to these needs (the set of identified
requirements define the so-called PRODUCT BACKLOG). The work team is inter-functional, each member of the team has full visibility of the plan and of their
activities / tasks that are shared with continuous interaction between technicians during all the sprint meetings (Daily Sprint / Sprint Review / Sprint Retrospective).