Automating manual processes across all our products facilities helps us save time and maximize our efficiency. Even more importantly, though, it ensures we deliver excellent quality products for our customers every single time, with minimal risk of assembly or testing errors.
When it comes to performing repetitive product assembly and testing tasks, there’s no substitute for an intelligent well-designed, and well-maintained machine. If you have multiple intelligent machines that are connected, you can start doing ‘intelligent manufacturing’. This brings major efficiency gains through automation, but it also makes it possible to standardize production processes, eliminate errors, and create products that are great quality every time.
How Hikvision boosts quality with intelligent manufacturing
To make sure our product quality is consistently excellent, we’ve implemented intelligent manufacturing infrastructure at our production facilities. In China, we are running two manufacturing hubs in Hangzhou and Chongqing, which span more than one million square meters. Both of them have a full range of automated production processes, from intake of materials and components, to product assembly, testing, and warehousing and logistics. With the help of automation, we have achieved a manufacturing output annual capacity of more than 100 million units.
Key elements of our intelligent manufacturing infrastructure and strategy include:
Our intelligent SMT capabilities
For most of our products, we use automated machines to create our components and motherboards in the dedicated factories. To ensure consistently excellent quality, we have brought in a range of globally sourced equipment, including automatic surface mounted technology (SMT) machines, reflow solder machines, optical detectors, automatic testing machines, and more.