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.

  • 2004DIG245
    Sindelfingen plant. Mercedes-Benz, W 126 series
    Werk Sindelfingen
  • 2001M267
    Sindelfingen plant. Mercedes-Benz, W 126 series
    Fertigung der S-Klasse
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