VOL. 21 July ISSUE YEAR 2020
in Vol. 21 - July Issue - Year 2020
Lotus Chooses High-Quality and High Efficiency Top Coat Line
Lotus sports cars, such as the Evora, will in future be painted with painting robots from Dürr
The overspray in the painting booth is separated in an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient way using Dürr technology on the basis of cardboard filters
The "EcoSupply P" pigging systems ensure a fast and economical special paint supply at Lotus
The Dürr Group is one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms with extensive expertise in automation and digitization/Industry 4.0. Its products, systems and services enable highly efficient manufacturing processes in different industries. The Dürr Group supplies sectors like the automotive industry, mechanical engineering, chemical, pharmaceutical and woodworking industries. It generated sales of € 3.92 billion in 2019. The company has around 16,500 employees and 112 business locations in 34 countries. The Group operates in the market with the brands Dürr, Schenck and HOMAG and with five divisions: Paint and Final Assembly Systems: paint shops as well as final assembly, testing and filling technology for the automotive industry Application Technology: robot technologies for the automated application of paint, sealants and adhesives Clean Technology Systems: air pollution control, noise abatement systems and battery coating lines Measuring and Process Systems: balancing equipment and diagnostic technology Woodworking Machinery and Systems: machinery and equipment for the woodworking industry
Bietigheim-Bissingen, 17 April 2020 – Sports car manufacturer Lotus is automating its body painting facility at its British headquarters in Hethel. Lotus contracted Dürr to install an automated paint shop boasting of a number of extremely efficient processes.