AM General’s H2 Program

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Design Systems Provided the Broadest Spectrum of Engineering and Management Support for AM General’s H2 Program.

Our Participation Focused on Four Key Areas:

General Assembly Engineering
  • Develop Process Flow Configuration and General Assembly Layout
  • Develop assembly processes in partnership with GM product designers, using “fast-track” Simultaneous Engineering techniques
  • Develop and maintain “Manufacturing Integration Wall Process” for communicating design and process information between team members
  • Train group leaders in Knowledge Transfer of Assembly Processes
  • Develop equipment bid packages
  • Review/evaluate vendor proposals
  • Provide comprehensive project management for equipment design, build, test, install and debug
Plant-Wide Electrical/Controls Coordination
  • Generate controls specification for Body, Paint and General Assembly
  • Standardize electrical/controls components where applicable
  • Work with overall system architecture design to ensure Interface with Information Systems, and with all shops
Logistics
  • Develop material handling requirements for material storage, equipment, and personnel for body and GA shops
  • Develop on-site logistics traffic flow plan
  • Develop lineside material display strategy
Simulation
  • Develop General Assembly Shop Dynamic Simulation
  • Develop dynamic simulations for material handling commodity studies in Body and GA Shops