Case Study

Faurecia digital transformation (A)

16 pages
May 2019
Reference: IMD-7-2076

The case is based on a dynamic real-life story. In this case we have examined how Faurecia decorative division has used digital tools and technology, both hardware and software, to first modernize its interior division in Abrera (Spain) plant in 2015 which eventually transformed the plant into a profitable unit while before it was losing 3 M€ every year from 2003.

Learning Objective
  • How to use digital tools in automotive manufacturing plant
  • Best innovative practices for transforming automotive plant into profitable unit using digitalization
Operations, Digitalization, Automotive
Faurecia, Automotive
Field Research
© 2019
Available Languages
English, Spanish
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