Applied Component Technology (formerly Cobra UK Automotive Ltd), based in Welshpool, Wales produces niche products to the automotive interior trim market. With customers including Volvo and Bentley they maintain high quality standards, complying to the TS16949 automotive quality accreditation, and have also won several local and national business achievement awards. Their production management consisted of a series of spreadsheets, which although linked proved problematic to maintain and were prone to human error.
This case study was nominated in the Manufacturing Computer Solutions' annual MITcon awards in 2008.
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