DEARBORN – General Motors Corp. expects to reach its stretch target of a 30% cost reduction in future conveyor business by buying systems for its plants in bulk as part of its drive for commonality and volume purchasing. Buying equipment such as robots and conveyor systems in bulk saves GM money, so it can afford to put incentives on its new vehicles. The auto maker is changing how it buys, integrates and installs conveyors, Phillip Disch, GM executive director-controls, conveyor, ...
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