Success Stories: Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company is a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Michigan, that manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 166,000 employees and about 70 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln.

  • Challenge: Identify opportunities to reduce cycle time for face milling operation
  • Approach: Run simulations to discover opportunities for improved tool utilization
  • Software: Production Module 2D
  • Results: Cycle time reduction of more than five seconds per part on high volume production; original toolpath maintained