Partial automation of assembly operations

  • Date
    December 1979
  • Description
    Series production of the new 126-series S-Class begins at the Sindelfingen plant, involving a newly introduced part-automation of the assembly lines. Rotating overhead conveyors swivel the vehicles onto their side, thereby largely removing the need for overhead work.
Sindelfingen plant
Mercedes-Benz, W 126 series
Sindelfingen plant
Sindelfingen plant. Mercedes-Benz, W 126 series
Fertigung der S-Klasse