Solar Panel Inspection & Rework

Automotive
Supplier

CUSTOMER

  • Canadian Solar Panel Manufacturer

 

TARGET

  • Inspect 1.5 million solar panels and rework hole damage on the back of each panel

NATURE OF SERVICE

  • As part of the marketing of a newly launched car model, the customer is to deliver hundreds of vehicles to automotive journalists across the world for testing

 

TASKS

  • Inspect parts and identified a root cause for the hole damage – was created by a cross member part that would hit the warm panels
  • All damaged panels were reworked by inserting customer supplier solar panel paste
  • Inspected parts outside on the solar farms, requiring more than 2,000 inspection/rework hours per week

LOCATION

 

  • Ontario, Canada
Ontario, Canada

PROJECT KEY FIGURES

 

  • 5 months with additional projects in the winter
  • 30,000 working hours
  • 1.5 Million Solar Panels inspected and reworked

 

TEAM

 

  • Over 150 inspectors – 3 locations
  • Lead Hands, Supervisors
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Operations/Project Managers
  • HR/Recruiting Team

 

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS & RESULTS

  • Increase of 25% revenue