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Testing system, interior “I-Panel (instrument panel)” (VW Tiguan)

Portfolio: Measurement and Test Engineering
Industries: Automotive


On behalf of Samvardhana Motherson Peguform (SMP), a supplier of exterior and interior modules to several premium automotive brands, HEITEC designed and built an automated testing system for I-Panels for the SMP site in Puebla, Mexico.


Nineteen built-in cameras and optimally designed lighting ensure total quality control of automobile instrument panels and compliance with the requisite cycle time of 25 seconds per I-Panel.

The system verifies the presence of all the screws and clips necessary for correct installation.

Customer benefit

  • High degree of quality assurance
  • Implementation of zero defect strategy
  • Increased productivity and cost savings
  • Increased customer satisfaction