Google Case Studies AGCO is Increasing the Efficiency of its Manufacturing Programs Using Glass
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AGCO is Increasing the Efficiency of its Manufacturing Programs Using Glass

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AGCO is Increasing the Efficiency of its Manufacturing Programs Using Glass
Equipment & Machinery
Quality Assurance
Factory Operations Visibility & Intelligence

The thorough inspection of a finished product is an essential step in the quality-control process. In the beginning, quality checklists were accessed using paper on clipboards. As technology improved, computers were utilized. But computers required additional time to access, and couldn’t be carried to the equipment being inspected. Tablets replaced computers, but were easily broken and expensive to replace.

 

 

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AGCO Corporation is an American agricultural equipment manufacturer based in Duluth, Georgia, United States.

AGCO was established in 1990 when executives at Deutz-Allis bought out Deutz-Allis North American operations from the parent corporation KHD (Klöckner-Humboldt-Deutz), a German company that owned the Deutz-Fahrbrand of agriculture equipment. 

 

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Google's Glass Enterprise Edition was used to reduce the amount of back and forth workers have to do accessing checklists, viewing instruction manuals or sending photos from tablets or laptops as they assemble machines.

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Images Captured, Instructions
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Emerging (technology has been on the market for > 2 years)
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Glass has reduced machinery production time by 25 percent and inspection times by 30 percent. 

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