Production Line Optimization Solutions

Daifuku’s tailored proposals are based on a wealth of experience and
proven technology supporting the automotive industry.
Let Daifuku support your drive for greater productivity.

Daifuku can help with
production line automation

even for companies
without a dedicated planning and design team.

Full turnkey support,
from factory planning and initial analysis
to automation equipment installation

Factory Planning Consulting
Daifuku’s services include feasibility studies (FS) for new factory constructions, simultaneous product engineering (product SE; designing with input from production preparation and manufacturing departments), and value analysis/value engineering (VA/VE; reducing costs and improving quality from the design stage). Our proposals are designed to lay the groundwork for new processes essential for manufacturing in any field, including not only automobiles but also agricultural machinery, construction equipment, home appliances, and housing.
Factory Planning Consulting
  • • Site surveys and analysis

  • • Concept creation support

  • • Investment planning
  • • Planning input from automobile production specialists

  • • Visualization of current production statuses

  • • Logistics system plan optimization
Process Planning
With consideration for overall production balance, Daifuku offers extensive process-specific services including creating layouts, recommending equipment specifications, creating design drawings, selecting equipment, and managing the processes themselves. Daifuku uses 3D simulation tools to perform preliminary verifications and evaluations for improving design accuracy, ensuring products can be completed as quickly as possible. Daifuku also helps keep investment costs low by proposing only the equipment that meets the necessary functions.
Automation analysis in automobile body transfer process
Automation analysis in door removal process
Daifuku Automation Equipment
Procurement, Construction, and Adjustment
Daifuku performs on-site installation and adjustment in addition to automation equipment procurement and manufacturing. Through digitalization and off-line robot programming, Daifuku can help minimize the time spent on-site during factory startup. Daifuku has extensive experience not only in large-scale site updates but also in getting sites up and running as quickly as possible.
Automobile production line systems
Agricultural machinery production line systems

Proposal Examples

nut-tightening equipment
for assembly processes

• Detailed production designing

• General production activities

• Mechanical, electrical, and adjustment work

Plastic molded product assembly processes
for new automobiles

Spare tire mounting equipment

Working Together
Toward Success

The APS Department of Daifuku’s Automotive Division provides a wide range of services for the automotive industry and various other fields —from general production preparation to engineering services for optimizing production lines.

POINT 1Consulting with an eye
toward the future

POINT 2Solving problems

POINT 3Optimizing proposals with LPS
(Lean Production Systems)


For inquiries about Daifuku’s production line
optimization support services

APS Department, Automotive Division,
Daifuku Co., Ltd

1-2-3 Kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0022 JAPAN
TEL: 81-3-6721-3501

*APS: Automotive Production Solution

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