Shaver Parts Philips
“The real challenge in finding the right solution for Philips was to accommodate the enormous model variety of the shavers,” says Matthias Schaller, head of robotics at BWM. Philips currently markets 60 different shaver lines, each with their own model variants. All totaled, Philips produces some 600 shaver models. As a result, the production mix at the plant changes almost daily.
Beyond that obstacle, Philips also wanted a system that would still be viable well into the future. “We wanted to implement a future-oriented assembly concept,” says Sietze Bremer, senior industrial sourcing specialist at Philips. “With regard to the total investment, we wanted to feel certain.