We help industries to optimize and automate their production and supply chain management processes by providing real-time visibility to asset and component tracking and traceability.

Automotive applications 

Inbound logistics

eKanbanEnsuring raw materials and components are in the right location at the right time is crucial in ensuring effective production process. Inbound logistics may require robust tags for tracking bigger containers, disposable shipping labels for cardboard boxes or RFID enabled Kanban cards. Confidex portfolio offers a solution to all these needs.

Suitable products

Read related success story: Intermediate Bulk Containers are being identified with RFID at Goodpack

 

Press shop

Press ShopIn press shop you want to ensure there is a correct type of sheet metal available and correct tooling used for the presses. From vast offering of Confidex automotive products you will also find an option for these applications.

Suitable products

 

Body shop

Xbolt

Industrial-grade, robust passive RAIN RFID tags can withstand the harsh conditions of car manufacturing, from the beginning of the body shop until the end of final assembly. When a RAIN RFID body tag replaces the old solution, typically consisting of several ID technologies, the whole process becomes leaner. With dedicated automotive RAIN RFID suppliers such as Confidex, the car manufacturer can continuously develop and improve the performance of the process.

Suitable products

Read related success story: Confidex UHF tags on 10 million Volvo cars

 

Paint shop

Corona ClassicOne of the most demanding phases of car manufacturing is the paint shop, where the car body goes through several chemical and coating showers and baking ovens. It is not just the efficiency RFID can bring that car manufacturers are after, it’s the reliability it can provide: with the Confidex Corona tag the process yield is proven to be 99,96% in high temperatures. With a RAIN RFID real-time production monitoring system all car body related data is available continuously, such as body number, color and status.

Suitable products

Read related success story: Confidex UHF tags on 10 million Volvo cars

 

Assembly

Steelwave FlexLean operation and smart automation improve cost-efficiency and productivity. Control complex product mix and manage customized parts by identifying, tracking and tracing the key components and tools during the assembly phase. Confidex offers products for identifying the containers used in assembly (eKanban, Ironside family) as well as tracking individual parts (on metal labels).

Suitable products

Read related success story: Traceability through the manufacturing process at Dana Incorporated

 

Outbound logistics

Car Distribution Label

Ensuring reliable outbound logistics reduces time and money used for incorrect shipments and finding lost cars or containers.  Giving an ID to a vehicle makes sure it is found from the right location at right time ready to be taken forward. Confidex Car DIstribution Label can be used as temporary ID and leaves no residues when removed.

Suitable products

Challenges solved

Enable Industry 4.0 manufacturing

RFID brings visibility and efficiency starting from managing the prototype parts, enable reduced stocks until the outbound distribution of the finished goods. Confidex tags are designed to endure chemicals, washing and high temperature during the manufacturing process.

Manage logistics and supply chain

Confidex RFID tags enable increased automation in goods tracking at several phases in today’s manufacturing logistic chains.

Smart manufacturing at Volvo Cars

Confidex UHF tags on 10 million Volvo cars

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