Getrag All Wheel Drive is part of the German Getrag Corporate Group, which has around 13 000 employees.
They saw an increase of product variants which negatively affected the balance of the production lines. Ironically, continuous improvement efforts have also contributed to increase the balance losses. The problem was evident to everybody involved, but neither was the extent of the losses known, nor how the lines should be balanced to be optimal.
With this background, a project was launched and AviX® was used to balance four of the assembly lines.