SPAL will participate in LAMMA 2024, the UK’s Premier Agricultural Machinery and Technology Show, taking place on January 17th and 18th at the NEC, Birmingham.
Come visit us at Stand No. 7.400.
Find out more about the exhibition on Spal Automotive UK’s website: https://www.spalautomotive.co.uk/lamma-2024/
Supplier of the Year GM 2022
We are thrilled to finally hold in our hands the General Motors award for Supplier of the Year 2022. It is an immense satisfaction for all our employees who played a pivotal role in adding this remarkable milestone to our records.
Improvements of our Plastic Inject Moulding
On average our injection moulding department sees around 4000 moulds changed every year, 6 million parts produced every month and around 26 tonnes of thermoplastic material processed every day.
With 130 people working, a total of 78 presses either electric or hydraulic, of which 11 high tonnage ones (between 650 and 1800 tonnes) are fully automated, this department is a testament to our commitment to technologically advance and constantly improve our production processes as well as the daily activities of our people.
SPAL wins Supplier Of The Year 2022
The award recognizes distinguished global suppliers that exceed GM’s requirements, in turn providing GM customers with innovative technologies and among the highest quality in the automotive industry.
Being awarded Supplier Of The Year is a testament not only to the high quality and reliability of our products and projects, but also to the amazing work that all of our employees do every day.
Study of a system of Continual Learning for the validation of a model of Anomaly Detection
The end of 2022 saw the completion of the first part of the project “Study of a system of Continual Learning for the validation of a model of Anomaly Detection”, which was done in collaboration with the Center on Artificial Intelligence (AIRI) and GO@AI UNIMORE of Modena Technopole.
The goal? To optimise the process of assessing Spal’s product compliance thanks to deep neural networks; vision systems based on verification Neural Networks, which are more efficient and technologically advanced than the ones employed before.
In September 2022, GO@AI installed the first prototype at SPAL’s Headquarters. For it to be fully implemented, it had to automatically register all the information necessary to improve the company’s production processes.
At the end of the last year, the project produced a prototype resistant to variability and able to detect defects and anomalies in the company’s production processes which would be otherwise difficult to identify.
To support the introduction of this artificial intelligence model, Spal will provide specific training to its employees, in order to upskill production line operators, who need to be more and more competent and specialised.
This will be key to guarantee the acquisition of new skills and to reach continuous improvement, giving more value to the people and the central role they play in the production processes.
For this important project, SPAL Automotive will partner with Professor Rita Cucchiara’s team, composed of Matteo Fabbri Ph.D, Prof. Simone Calderara and Engr. Riccardo Gasparini, who will work with our Process Engineering team, led by Engr. Alberto Ballabeni.
The project will be carried out by SPAL Automotive’s engineers, among them Engr. Gianluca Maugeri and Lorenzo Moriello Ph.D., coordinated by Eng. Gabriele Santelli
This is only the first of a series of projects based on artificial intelligence that will create new applications and growth opportunities.
As such, SPAL is glad to continue this journey with the collaboration of the Center on Artificial Intelligence (AIRI) and GO@AI UNIMORE of Modena Technopole.
New High Voltage Brushless Fan
New SPAL Coolant Pumps
Printed Circuit Boards
Bus Engine Cooling
Our Overhead Crane
New high torque air cooled fan
Discover our new high torque sealed brushless fan, with air cooled electrical drive up to 3000W
Powerfull, Efficient and Reliable.
New Photovoltaic System
At Spal we strive to create a more sustainable future and consider sustainability an important corporate objective.
Hence, we have started the installation of our photovoltaic system which will provide 25% of our energy needs.
An important investment for an extraordinary achievement that demonstrates the commitment of our management to reduce our environmental impact as much as possible.
SPAL has been awarded the Supplier Quality Excellence Award 2021 by General Motors
For the fifth time in a row, SPAL has been awarded the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award, which honors the high quality and reliability of SPAL’s products and projects. We are one of the 7 suppliers who received this prize more than 5 times. All thanks to our leading-edge technology and to the proactive approach that our employees have demonstrated throughout our long-lasting collaboration with General Motors. This prize recognises the excellence of SPAL, built on the passion and dedication of each and every employee.