Vice President, Smart Handling Group
Jervis B Webb Company, Division of Daifuku North America
Mr. Buscher has been involved with leading the charge to automate manufacturing and assembly processes for more than 38 years, first as an engineer on the plant floor and now in sales leading a team of system engineers to deploy AGV’s across all industries and applications. Taking a lean approach to solving basic issues like Ergonomics, Safety, Workforce turn over, Cost Reductions and more, Mr Buscher has lead the AGV group of Jervis Webb for the last eleven years in developing a full line of standard AGV products to solve these basic issues and at the same time making Jervis Webb the largest AGV company in North America and one of the largest in the world implementing AGV technology since 1962.
LEARNING THEATER PRESENTATION
Getting Lean with AGV’s in Assembly and Manufacturing
This presentation covers multiple real examples of companies that got Lean using AGV’s for their Assembly Lines and Line Side Delivery Systems. You will see first hand more than 20 Fortune 500 and 1000 companies that have implemented AGV technologies into their manufacturing and assembly operations to increase productivity, reduce cost, solve ergonomic issues, reduce Fork Truck traffic and increase safety at the same time. The Case Studies presented will reveal the ROI’s achieved by these companies on their projects and show the many different hard and soft benefits that resulted from the projects. The case studies will also reveal the different possible scenarios these companies investigated before deciding on an AGV solution.