2008, our customers have created over a thousand jobs in
paint finishing, opened new facilities, expanded existing
ones, and brought millions in production back to the USA.
Improved paint finishing operations have added greater
than $60 million to their businesses. The average
NAPaint project ROI is less than 5 months. Annual
benefit can exceed $10 million.
expense of operating a paint shop is heavy upon a business. When
inefficiencies occur, this cost can spiral quickly out of control
impacting not only operating budgets, but also affecting product quality
and customer relationships. Moreover, an inefficient paint shop is
a burden upon the environment.
the infrastructure is in place, an efficient paint shop is not difficult
to obtain. Large capital expenditures are not required. The
conditioning of existing equipment and the implementation of efficient application techniques can have an immediate and enormously
profitable impact on the business. At
one major automotive manufacturer, improved color change efficiency
saved US$ 26 million annually!
EFFICIENT IS YOUR PROCESS ?
get the highest level of productivity and quality from your paint
shop, it must be efficient. North American Paint
Applications can help you quantify the level of efficiency and
assign a meaningful value to it. We quickly identify areas of improvement to productivity and operational efficiency. We offer a low cost
application system audit for this very
purpose. Some questions that we frequently seek
answers to are listed up below. You may well benefit from a
review of them.
your robots sit idle during a job cycle or between parts ?
your conveyor stop often ?
there gaps on your conveyor ?
is your level of conveyor utilization ?
your paint racks well designed ?
your system designed and applied with good fire safety practices ?
your process need continual manual supervision and adjustment for,
runs, sags, solvent pop, or color match ?
film build distribution ?
spray and no paints ?
System faults or equipment failure ?
the quality of your finished product reliable and consistent with
customer requirements ?
the quality of your finished product better than the competition ?
you have excessive orange peel, low gloss, or color matching
your first time through reject rate less than 98% ?
you have to stop your paint conveyor because of,
your conveyor speed limited for any reason other that oven curing
you strip your conveyor every day ?
your production flexibility limited to certain product sequences ?
your equipment operating with high efficiency ?
your color change fast, reliable, and efficient ?
you have excessive overspray or paint build-up in the booth, on
equipment, or on filters ?
your system flexible enough to support your production needs ?
our site. It contains discussion on many subjects directly
related to the application of paint in a manufacturing
environment. Operators and maintenance personnel alike may
find them useful for planning, repairing, estimating, and
analyzing your system. Management may well deem some of these
discussions helpful in making the right decisions for your