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Flexible and smart solutions for this very dynamic industry

If there is one industry that is reinventing itself that is the automotive, a renewal that affects both the automobile themselves and their production processes. Autonomous car, for example, are by now a reality; for the automotive industry the future is really the present.

Beyond our compliant solutions with standards such as CNOMO, DIN, ISO, VDMA, ATEX or NAAMS, we can provide you with our range of tested solutions that will endure harsh working conditions. Products that are strong and solid, as well as compact and light components for robotics applications.

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SMC approval lists and Project books for the automotive industry.

More specifically, we are in position to give you support, both with our products and our team of experts, in all the steps of your production process: Body shop, Press shop, Power Train, Paint shop and Final assembly. Further down, you can discover our solutions for each of these processes.

Are you a Tier 1? Do you offer advanced processes in the supply chain?

The supplier industry, too, relies on our experience and benefits from our know-how as well as our customised solutions for all areas of the supply chain.

Our global teams of experts are fully trained to provide support in key areas such as Industry 4.0 or Machinery Safety. With the backup of 1,500 experienced engineers allocated in 5 technical centres (two of them in Europe: Germany & UK) ready to develop the customized solutions that are many times needed.

The contemporary automotive sector, which is undergoing a phase of profound transformation, aims to provide reliable, intelligent cars that are increasingly focused on environmental sustainability, incorporating innovative technologies into production processes. SMC, with its global footprint and consolidated expertise, is the ideal partner to offer cutting-edge solutions and high value-added services to the entire automotive supply chain”.

Andrea Scagliarini - SMC Italia | Car & Secondary Battery Project Manager

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  • Body shop

  • Press shop

  • Power train

  • Paint shop

  • Final assembly

Body shop

Please find our most prominent solutions for conveyor technology, metal cutting and welding processes below.
Do you need a complete solution for a special application?
Regardless of whether it is standard or customised, contact our design support team, to start building your integral solution together. 

Press shop

Our complete solutions for supplying, distributing and processing the body parts in the press shop.

Power train

Whether machining parts or assembling aggregates, our range for the power train process assured you the reliability, efficiency and speed you need.

A range that includes: customer-specific air preparation solutions, circulation control systems, solutions for manipulation &  handling, valve portfolio compatible with most common fieldbus protocols as well as special products for effective conveying. 

Paint shop

In a paint shop, the safe transport of the body, as well as the reliable and quick application of the paint, are a prerequisite for ensuring high quality in the final product.

Our contribution for you in this area materialises in: the design and construction of control cabinets, valve terminals for nozzles, silicone-free products, colour change valve systems, process valves (Part Shop), wax flooding systems with ISO cylinders, as well as other products for the special developments for the painting process.

Final assembly

Final assembly and welding require of reliability precision and efficiency.
Based on those principal, you can see below main solutions for manipulators and conveyor technology.
Solutions enclosing valve technology, stopper cylinders or ionizers; all of them to increase your process reliability.