Fagor Arrasate achieves a great success during its open doors week
Zuletzt verändert: 30.03.2012
During the week from 23rd to 27th of January, Fagor Arrasate organized an open doors week that was really successful because more than one hundred experts and top directors visited us. Visitors from the main car makers and stampers, the Minister of Industry of the Basque Government, managers of Professional Associations, members of the main suppliers of FAGOR as well as specialists of several European Research and Development Centers. It was shown the revolutionary stamping system called WAVE LINE, a pioneering experience in the world.
The open doors week that Fagor Arrasate organized from January 23rd to 27th has finished with a big success and the visits have been many more than expected. During the week it was shown the new stamping system named WAVE LINE- a continuos robotized press line- that permits a dramatic increment of production comparing with the conventional press lines. The new press line that has been show will be installed very soon in the factory that Volkswagen has in South Africa.
During the week, we were honored with the presence of numerous experts and top directors of companies as important as Ford, VW, Seat, Audi, BMW, Gestamp, Magna, AIC, Estampaciones Rubí, Voest Alpine, Bushan Steel, CDW, General Motors, Magnetto, Sitech among others.
Among the people we had the privilege to meet were Mr. Bernabé Unda, Minister of Industry of the Basque Goverment; Mr. Francisco Riberas, Gestamp Automotion’s President , Mr. Dietmar Mommendey, Audi’s Purchasing Director; Mr. Pedro Delgado, E. Rubí’s CEO; Mr.X.Ortueta, AFM’s President; Mr. J.M. Aldekoa, Mondragon Corporation President; Mr. E. Wagner, BMW’s Purchasing Manager and many others that this short notes prevent us to mention.
The WAVE LINE press line is a revolutionary concept in the world and shows the leading position that FAGOR ARRASATE enjoys in the machine tool sector all over the world. FAGOR ARRASATE exports 95% of its production and it is one the two most important companies of Europe in the sector.