Automated robot line - HOP

Automotive factory in Belgium - HOP Line


  • Year: 2016 - 2017
  • Project type: Brownfield
  • Order value: 4 MEuro
  • Scope: Project management, process and mechanical design performed by Granitor Robotics
  • Location: Ghent, Belgium


The HOP line was a part of a bigger scope in the factory in Ghent, Belgium. This HOP line is an automated robotic line that puts all "hang on parts" on the body with robots. Hang on parts are: Doors, Hood, Tailgate etc. Also, some ARC welds are done by robots before the "hang on parts" are mounted.
The HOP line is considered the last step in the Body shop.

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