Faurecia manufactures vehicle seats at the Neuburg a. d. Donau site for the Audi A4. At Audi in Ingolstadt, up to 1,700 vehicles per day equipped with these seats. So that must more than one set of seats per minute leave the Faurecia plant leave In order to optimize the work processes in view of the very short to optimize lead times, the automotive supplier has relied has been using the fully automated Schönenberger IntraLogistics System ILS 2100 since 2017.
Audi A4 customers can choose between different types of leather and fabric, colors and stitching for the seat covers – in the combination, around 900 variants are thus possible. Pre-production is not possible due to this diversity. Faurecia produces the seats therefore only immediately after call-off (just in sequence).
In total, only eight hours are available from receipt of the order to installation at Audi , including transport times .